David Heard is a corporate software executive and technology activist. He is Chief Marketing Officer for SecureLogix, a cyber-security product company based in San Antonio. Civically, David has been an active tech industry promoter for the past 15+ years. In late 2014, David teamed with Lew Moorman of Rackspace and Lorenzo Gomez of Geekdom to envision and create Tech Bloc, a grassroots, tech- and urban-centric movement that has rapidly grown since launch in May of this year. Tech Bloc's focus is to help build a San Antonio that can compete for the next generation of technology jobs and talent needed to grow a robust local economy in the coming decades. David has a passion for a San Antonio where his and our children can build their lives while enjoying world-leading opportunities for careers as technology developers, innovators, and entrepreneurs.