Henry Cisneros is the Executive Chairman of CityView, an investment firm focused on urban real estate, in-city housing, and metropolitan infrastructure, which he founded in 2000.
Just prior, he was President and COO of Univision Communications, the Spanish-language broadcaster which has become the fifth-most-watched television network in the nation. He currently serves on Univision's Board of Directors.
Mr. Cisneros has a background in public service, and is well-known for having been elected as the mayor of San Antonio, Texas in 1981 -- the first Hispanic-American to be elected mayor of a major US City. After four terms in office, he was appointed by President Clinton in 1992 as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Mr. Cisneros has served as President of the National League of Cities and as Deputy Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is currently a member of the Advisory Boards of both the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as the Broad Foundation and was honored by the National Housing Conference as the “Housing Person of the Year.”