Nels Henderson, Digital Marketing

Nels Henderson
Nels Henderson

Social Media Management & Consulting

A fifth-generation Californian, Nels Henderson is a digital marketing consultant with a long history of involvement in Santa Barbara. A former political consultant and aide to Rep. Walter Capps, he was also at the time the youngest-elected Chair of a political party central committee in California. Nels is a UC Santa Barbara graduate who also holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from Antioch University. A veteran of the local tech scene, Nels has worked at eFax and spent a decade as a Web Marketing Manager at Citrix in Goleta for GoToMyPC, GoToAssist and GoToMeeting. Today, he is a member of Antioch University’s adjunct faculty and will be teaching marketing courses at UCSB Extension as well in the Fall.

Active in the community, Nels is the former chair of AIDS Housing Santa Barbara which runs Sarah House; Citizens Planning Foundation and Association, and has been active in Vieja Valley School’s Parent Teacher Association as Parliamentarian. His daughter Hannah is a 7th grader at La Colina Junior High and his wife Alexis owns and manages Santa Barbara Mobile Notary.

Nels enjoys cooking, reading and has a love for the beautiful game, soccer.