Kai Henry

Creative Strategist, MERRY JANE

Kai Henry began his career as an assistant director in TV and Film and quickly moved up the ranks to directing and producing music videos for some of the most popular music artists of the early 2000's. Transitioning in 2004 to music management, Kai became a key talent manager at The Firm management company, working with artists Snoop Dogg, R.Kelly, Ice Cube, Korn, The Backstreet Boys, Chris Cornell and Quincy Jones. After leaving The Firm in 2008, Kai founded SkeeTV, one of the first youtube platforms. There he leveraged his music industry relationships to create co-branded original content for brands and integrated music marketing initiatives for the launch of Beats By Dre and Google Android.

After his exit from SkeeTV in 2011 he spent the last 7 years as co-founder and creative director at Sneakers & Bowties, a highly successful boutique venture capital firm specializing in developing lifestyle brands and music marketing strategy. S+B currently owns and operates significant equity positions in several prominent fashion, consumer electronics, cannabis and music lifestyle brands, including WE ARE MASSIV., En Noir, My Sentiments Exactly, Duckie Power, Haus of Jr., SOL REPUBLIC, Third and Verse, High Fashion Goods and ChainGang. Kai has most recently joined the cannabis lifestyle agency and platform Merry Jane as a Creative Strategist.