Beto Altamirano

NLC San Antonio '16 Alumnus
Co-Founder, Irys

Healthcare and Entrepreneurship

Beto Altamirano’s interest in public policy and community involvement has led him to work at the U.S. Senate, White House USTR, and the Alamo Area MPO. Driven by his passion for technology and civic engagement, in 2017 he co-founded Irys. A technology company that developed the first social network for 311 services, which allows residents to easily report infrastructure issues while building a more inclusive local government. Beto’s involvement in public policy was recognized by the Aspen Institute Latinos & Society and the Center for Urban Innovation where he serves as a scholar. Beto is a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Grant for his work in bridging the digital divide, and a Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur list maker. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Certificate.

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