Will Wynn is the award-winning recent two-term mayor of Austin, Texas, who led the city's lauded transformation for most of the past decade. He is a dynamic and sought-after speaker on topics ranging from energy & sustainability to innovation & creative cities.
“Will Wynn is a natural storyteller. He can weave history and current events together in a way that is charming, illuminating, and often hilarious. Nobody ever falls asleep when Will is talking!”—Lawrence Wright
Will Wynn is internationally-recognized in the fields of energy efficiency and policy, sustainability and climate protection.
“Mayor Wynn has emerged as a national leader on energy policy and I'm honored to have his support.”—President Barack Obama
Will Wynn was personally engaged in several large - and successful - initiatives involving public health and wellness.
“Austin is one of the fittest, most active cities in the U.S. This happened during the Will Wynn era. He formed the first Mayor's Fitness Council, inspired the City of Austin P.E. Program, oversaw the CDC's Steps to a Healthier Austin grant funding and continues to passionately promote MarathonKids… No mayor has done more, anywhere.”—Paul Carrozza
Will Wynn's tenure in office is forever marked by Austin's remarkable - and positive - economic and urbanization dynamics.
“Mayor Wynn allowed government to partner with the business community to create this vibrant economy in Austin, Texas that has seen incredible job growth in the past five years that is unmatched and unparalleled throughout the nation.”—Roger Mitchell
Will Wynn believes that cities that are more fun to live, work and play in will do better economically, by spurring creativity and innovation in the local economy.
“Austin has long enjoyed a reputation for great live music, but it was during Will Wynn's tenure as mayor that the city truly emerged as a national hotbed for the creative class.”—Charlie Jones