As Chair of their Energy Committee, Will Wynn presents his slate of Resolutions to the full body of the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their annual business meeting Will Wynn and former President Bill Clinton talk about energy efficiency standards as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Will Wynn delivers the commencement address at Texas A&M President Barack Obama and Will Wynn converse Will Wynn speaks at a Texas Energy Summit that also included San Antonio Mayor Phil Hardberger, Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and Houston Mayor Bill White Will Wynn is honored as Austinite of the Year Will Wynn is joined by numerous other mayors at a press conference in New York City Will Wynn welcomes His Highness the Aga Khan to Austin President George W. Bush honors Will Wynn in the Oval Office for the City of Austin's policies relating to its employees serving in Iraq and Afghanistan

About Will Wynn

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.

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“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
Author of The Looming Tower and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction

Energy / Sustainability

Will Wynn is internationally-recognized in the fields of energy efficiency and policy, sustainability and climate protection.

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“Mayor Wynn has emerged as a national leader on energy policy and I'm honored to have his support.” —President Barack Obama

Healthy Communities

Will Wynn was personally engaged in several large - and successful - initiatives involving public health and wellness.

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“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
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

Urban Revitalization / Economy

Will Wynn's tenure in office is forever marked by Austin's remarkable - and positive - economic and urbanization dynamics.

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“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
Chair, Creater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Creative Cities

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.

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“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
Partner, C3 Presents
Producers of the Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits Festivals