@Uber Austin Heyworth is a lifelong Californian who grew up in Southern California and now lives in Sacramento working at the State Capitol. He is a former college quarterback who transferred his competitiveness into a career in politics. Currently, he serves as a Public Affairs Manager for Uber. He previously served on the staff of Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) and previously worked as Legislative Director for former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez. His policy work has focused on the issues of higher education, emergency services, and cybersecurity. He was the primary staffer for the Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee. He has also built experience running district level campaigns, as well as Speaker Perez's statewide campaign for Controller. His goal is to continue to work on policy solutions to modernize the state's technology and information security and help California take a leading role in coordinating with the federal government on security issues.