South By Southwest Interactive News

Thursday Oct 23rd, 2014

Martine Rothblatt to Keynote Sunday, March 15

Written by Todd Hansen

Martine Rothblatt is a transhumanist, pharma tycoon, satellite entrepreneur and philosopher. A transgendered activist, startup artist and purveyor of a vision of the future where we have beaten death, Rothblatt was born male but is now the highest-paid female executive in America. But that is far from the thing that defines her. Just...

Thursday Oct 23rd, 2014

SXSW Interactive 2015 Workshops Were Announced on Monday! Don't Miss Out - Buy a Badge Before Oct. 25!

Written by Nanci Lancaster

On Monday, October 20, we announced over 600 SXSW Interactive sessions for 2015. Amongst these incredible sessions were over 60 workshops, spreading across 10 different themes to offer our registrants a wide variety of new topics and skills to learn. Workshops differ from our other formats with the...

Tuesday Oct 21st, 2014

Expand Your International Network With the Platinum Connection

Written by Corinna Burford

As part of SXSW’s ongoing commitment to global outreach, we are continuing to develop our unique international B2B networking service, the Platinum Connection. This elite program matches expertly selected international companies with US companies and facilitates 1-on-1 meetings between business decision makers.

Friday Oct 17th, 2014

SXSW Interactive Pre-Event Community Meet Ups in a City Near You!

Written by Danielle Zamora

SXSW Interactive Pre-Event Community Meet Ups in a City Near You!

We at SXSW Interactive believe that attending the event in March in Austin isn't just about attending a conference. It's all about face-to-face meetings and career-enhancing connections. You never know who you’re going to meet while sitting in...

Thursday Oct 16th, 2014

2015 Convergence Programming Announced: SXsports, Future of TV, Convergence Day & More!

Written by Rebecca Feferman

As promised, we’re very excited to present the first round of 2015 Convergence Programming! We’ve got over 60 sessions to share with you today, including speakers like New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz, super producer Brian Grazer, internationally bestselling author James Frey, US Women’s National Soccer Team star Megan...