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Henry Albrecht is the CEO and founder of Limeade, an employee wellness technology provider that delivers measurable improvements in employee health and well-being. As one of six finalists for Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Pacific Northwest Region Awards.
From his basement idea, he has transformed it into an industry-leading SaaS employee wellness provider serving some of the smartest companies worldwide.
Early Life and Education
Henry Albrecht is the CEO of Limeade, a corporate wellness technology company which measures improvements to employee health, well-being and performance. Headquartered in Minneapolis with offices in Seattle and San Francisco; Henry has received multiple EY Entrepreneur of The Year(r) Pacific Northwest Region awards since 2015 and will compete for national honors again in 2021.
As an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) award recipient, Albrecht can leverage an extensive peer network and resources that will assist him with expanding his business further. He may even qualify to attend this year’s virtual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) National Awards gala event in November.
He leaves behind his wife, JoAnn Albrecht McClintock; two sons: John (Joan) Albrecht-Lee of Houston, Texas and Edward Trotter of Fairbank, Iowa; two daughters Coralene Bunn of Maynard Iowa and Mary Ann Albrecht who currently resides in Fairbank; his grandchildren as well as 19 great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Henry Albrecht serves as CEO of Limeade, a corporate wellness technology firm dedicated to measuring employee health, wellbeing and performance. Prior to Limeade he held product, marketing and business leadership roles at Bocada and Intuit.
Albrecht admitted in his 2023 criminal complaint that from at least May through December he received child pornographic images and videos via social media messaging applications and stored over 2,500 files on multiple devices. Additionally, he participated in a live video call where multiple clips depicting children engaging in sexually explicit conduct were presented by Albrecht to another adult participant.
Albrecht has three children from his first marriage. He serves on Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees and enjoys playing soccer as well as spending time with his family.
Achievement and Honors
He established the first alumni relations program on campus and led efforts for its construction – including gathering supporters for in-kind donations – as he spent nearly every day at its site. In addition, he played an instrumental role in developing both Sam Boyd Stadium’s tailgate park as well as the amphitheater next to Student Union.
Albrecht retired from the business he co-founded in 1965 and relocated to Naples, Florida, where he died aged 95. He is survived by his wife Margaret; and their three children: Barbara A. Freebes (and Bob), Pat Michelet and Marc Michelet as well as Joseph Albrecht with Christine; in addition to eight grandchildren.
Limeade employees hold him in high regard; with an overall CEO score of 9.5 out of 10. His performance received particularly strong marks from employees in Marketing department as well as those with over 10 years’ experience.
Henry Albrecht is a loving family man, married with children. In his free time he enjoys spending time with them while playing basketball or working as a Real Estate agent in Cape Coral, Florida.
Limeade was founded by Mr. Coates in 2006 as an idea in his basement; over time it has grown into an employee engagement software firm serving some of the world’s smartest companies. Mr. Coates takes great pride in his work, believing strongly in empowering employees to make informed decisions for both themselves and their companies.
Limeade currently counts him as its CEO, holding a B.A. in economics and literature from Claremont McKenna College as well as being fluent in German. With more than 20 years of experience in real estate development and management he stands as a model leader.
Henry Albrecht is an entrepreneur and the founder of Limeade, an employee health technology company which measurably improves employee health, well-being, and performance. Additionally, Henry was recently shortlisted as Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 Finalist.
Before co-founding Limeade, he held various executive roles at Bocada and Intuit. Additionally, he holds an MBA with an emphasis in technology and marketing from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
He is the grandson of August Kuhne, founder of transport and logistics firm Kuhne & Nagel. As of 2018, his family trust owned Aldi discount supermarket chain; additionally it owned US low-cost grocery chain Trader Joe’s (affiliate). Overall he amassed an estimated net worth of $53.5 billion. In his free time he enjoyed sports like sailing the Morning Glory Yacht before supporting cancer, AIDS research as well as art preservation.