Rubén Cantú

Executive Director of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UT Austin

An international public speaker, teacher, startup advisor, marketing/branding strategist, serial social entrepreneur, and award-winning filmmaker. Currently serving as founding Executive Director of the Office of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor at UT Austin. He is focused on creating impactful movements that make the world a better place.

A community servant and a global citizen focused on using the power of storytelling and technology to be a bridge for peace.

Nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year 2014, Austin Under 40;

Nominated for Startup and Innovation in 2019, Austin Under 40

Nominated Change Maker of the year 2016, Austin Young Chamber; and

Winner of 50 on Fire for AustinInno 2016 in Social Impact.

Founder,, LevelUp Institute, CORE Media Strategies,

Founding member of +SocialGood where he served as Advisor and Business Development Director.