Mayor, City of San Antonio
Member, Markle Initiative for America’s Economic Future in a Networked World

A San Antonio native, Mayor Julián Castro is the youngest mayor of a Top 50 American city. Throughout his tenure, Castro has focused on attracting well-paying jobs in 21st century industries, positioning San Antonio to be a leader in the New Energy Economy and raising educational attainment across the spectrum. In 2011, the Milken Institute ranked San Antonio the nation’s top-performing local economy.

In March 2010, Castro joined executives from Google and Twitter in being named to the World Economic Forum’s list of Young Global Leaders. Castro also serves on the board of directors of the National League of Cities, is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue and is an Aspen-Rodel Fellow.