40 Under 40: Omar Saucedo, Director of External Affairs, AT&T

Omar Saucedo

The foundation of Omar Saucedo’s career is built on serving and improving the lives of Southern Nevadans. As an attorney, he’s focused on some of the most critical sectors for Nevada: education, water and technology.

Saucedo first landed at the Nevada System of Higher Education, where he helped pass legislation to create the Silver State Opportunity Grant. The grant established the first state-supported, need-based financial aid program for college students. He moved on to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, where he helped champion crucial water rights. Today, Saucedo is the director of external affairs at AT&T, where he’s been advocating for 5G expansion for a more connected community.

With a passion for education, technology and social equity, Saucedo uses his role at AT&T to create companywide initiatives for community betterment. He is an alumnus of Leadership Las Vegas and active in the Latin Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, and La Voz, the Hispanic Law Student Association at the William S. Boyd School of Law.