Brian Bosworth is the founder and president of FutureWorks, a private consulting and public policy research firm based in Seattle, Washington, focused on postsecondary education and regional economic development. FutureWorks offers policy R&D and consulting services on regional economic development with particular focus on issues of equity, sustainable growth, and skill development. Mr. Bosworth has directed several projects involving the design of new approaches to regional workforce education and postsecondary education. These projects typically have involved research, policy analysis and development, and implementation engagement with development practitioners and educators. FutureWorks is now working with national and state-based organizations to develop and implement strategies to increase postsecondary completion and labor market success for low-income youth and working adults.
Before establishing FutureWorks in 1999, Mr. Bosworth's experience in economic and education policy included more than a decade of international development assistance work in Latin America and twelve years of executive leadership responsibility for state-based economic growth programs in the U.S. He also worked as an independent consultant with several state and regional economic development groups.