Director of Executive and Extended Education
Edgardo Irizarry is the Director of Executive and Extended Education in the School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas in Austin. Edgardo has 20 years of experience as an educator and organizational development and leadership consultant. Before UT, Edgardo worked as Director of Innovation for an educational company in Austin where he used his experience in virtual learning environments to design and lead entrepreneurial and leadership programs. He has collaborated in the training of professionals in the successful execution of entrepreneurship programs and initiatives. Additionally, he has advised and collaborated in the development and implementation of corporate strategies, establishing partnerships with school districts, local chambers of commerce and government agencies.
Edgardo is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Educational Policy and Planning at UT Austin. He earned a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.