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Lyft CEO Logan Green is Monday, March 16 Interactive Keynote Photo courtesy of talent
Written by Todd Hansen | January 27, 2015

Lyft CEO Logan Green Will Drive Interactive Keynote Mon. March 16

Logan Green, co-founder and CEO of Lyft has a vision to fill the 80 percent of empty seats on the road and ultimately transform the face of transportation around the world. Long fascinated by innovation in transportation, Green grew up in Southern California and spent a lot of his...

Written by Megan Simpson | January 26, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: An American Coder In Paris

San Francisco resident, Niko Felix, is organizing a unique session for SXSW Interactive this year. The solo presentation, featuring speaker Scott Chacon, offers an inside look at what it’s like to be An American Coder in Paris, as the title of the session suggests. Chacon is the co-founder of...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Latino and Latina Entrepreneur & Startup Meet Up

This year on the Session Spotlight blog, we’re featuring the elements of the SXSW Interactive Festival that make for a great event – solo sessions, duos, Core Conversations, Future15s, workshops, panels and, for the first time this year, Meet Ups. Sara Inés Calderón is the organizer of the ...

SXSW Interactive Diversity Meet Ups
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 26, 2015

Diversity Meet Ups in Austin Scheduled February 5 and February 12

SXSW Interactive strongly believes in the power of diversity in all its forms. Why? Because we know that more diversity encourages more creativity — and that more creativity encourages more innovation.

For 2015, we are very proud that three of the five Keynote speakers are industry leaders who happen...