Henry Fleches is CEO of UDT Inc. (UDT), a leading technology enabler that helps clients in major industries evaluate, architect, secure, and manage technology on premise, in mobile, and in the cloud. Henry co-founded the company with Gerard Amaro in 1995 and is responsible for spearheading the organization’s strategy, driving fiscal performance and creating a culture of “Accomplishing More”.
During his tenure, he has helped transform UDT from a product reseller in 1995, to a cybersecurity, managed cloud, and strategic IT solutions provider today known for helping companies and government agencies “Accomplish More”. In the area of K-12 education, UDT was named Intel’s Education Partner of the Year in 2014 based on its pioneering and impactful experience helping schools transition to digital learning with a focus around STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).
Under Henry’s leadership, UDT has achieved a 24% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) over the last 6 years. Currently, the company has expanded operations to 14 locations across the US. UDT’s success is in part attributable to Henry’s ability to ensure that the company’s breadth and depth of resources and ongoing investments are aligned with clients’ and the market’s changing needs. Growth has also been fueled by the creation of a relationship-based brand of IT which emphasizes helping clients reduce the risks, costs and complexities associated with future-state technology.
As an active participant in the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Henry has served as the chambers’ chair for the Annual Conventions in 2011 and 2016 and was instrumental in UDT becoming a founding member of the organization’s Hispanic Business Enterprise Program. He has served on Intel’s Solutions Provider Advisory Council and Microsoft Advisory Council. Henry currently serves on HPI’s Public Sector Advisory Council, Cisco Advisory Board, HPE’s Enterprise Advisory Council, FIU’s President’s Council, and was asked to sit on White House Private Sector and Small to Medium Sized Business Feedback Forums. Henry has also received diverse accolades, including the USHCC’s prestigious Businessman of the Year Award in 2015 and recognized as one of the top 100 CEO Leaders in STEM since 2016.
Henry holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University and continues his professional development as an active member of Vistage International. Always paying it forward, he actively supports many youth development programs and children’s charities throughout South Florida, including the Breana Vergara Foundation, 12th Man Camp, March of Dimes, and local Boy Scouts.
A family man to the core, Henry’s favorite activity is spending time with his wife Madelaine, and two daughters, Kailynn, 15, and Krisalynn, 10. Together, they enjoy swimming, boating, beach days, and paddle boarding.