Executive Director, CyberSecurity San Antonio
Will Garrett is the executive director of CyberSecurity San Antonio, an industry-driven program created to accelerate the growth of the cybersecurity sector. He is the co-founder of the Build Sec Foundry, an incubator located at Geekdom in the heart of the San Antonio Tech District, which is developing and growing new cybersecurity products and technology.
Garrett leads the Cybersecurity Industry Council of the San Antonio Chamber where he pursues ecosystem building strategies through and with the support of local companies, academic institutions and military partners. He managed the Cybersecurity Business Bootcamp program that offered mentorship, training and support for military members transitioning from service to entrepreneurship. Prior to assuming the role at CyberSecurity San Antonio, Garrett served as the lead for the Chamber’s Economic Development Department and managed federal and state advocacy trips, the annual Stars & Stripes Over San Antonio fireworks show, and the Chamber’s Celebrate America’s Military events.
Garrett was born in Austin, Texas and grew up during his high school years in Johnson City, Texas. He majored in Communication Studies and International Studies and graduated from Texas Lutheran University (TLU) with a Bachelor of Arts in 2006. Garrett holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Garrett is married to Elizabeth Garrett and has two daughters, Poppy Elizabeth and Lilly Kate.
SA is Cyber City USA – thousands work in the shadow information service of the SNA, SAIC and other. The gateway to unlocking innovation is building a gateway for service to move to commercial industry and unleash the power of cyber security entrepreneurship-downtown. Join Cyber Incubator Build Sec Foundry to dive into what has worked […]