Vice President of Tech Development
Sean Attwood joined the SAEDF in April 2018. As Vice President of Tech Development, Attwood is responsible for comprehensive tech industry support including business recruitment, local business retention & expansion, as well as workforce development and education in the sector. Prior to joining SAEDF, Attwood was part of the Economic and Workforce Development team at Alamo Colleges where he directed grant programs funded by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Department of Labor designed to teach high demand skills in Information Technology to incumbent workers, underemployed and unemployed individuals. Attwood also brings experience from the private sector, including over 11 years at Rackspace serving in account management roles for small, medium, and enterprise sized clients, as well as project and program management roles. Sean earned his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Public Affairs at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Sean also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification and is currently working on becoming a certified Gallup StrengthsFinder coach.