Spanning the many tracks and themes of the SXSW Conference, Featured Speakers offer attendees the knowledge, leadership and inspiration to shape their professional careers and personal lives in our ever-evolving path forward.
Hear talks from some of the biggest and brightest names of our time during Conference Featured Sessions. Alumni speakers include Elizabeth Banks, Mary J. Blige, Erin Lee Carr, James Cameron, Mark Cuban, Dominique Crenn, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Mick Fleetwood, Melinda Gates, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Bill Hader, Taraji P. Henson, Barry Jenkins, Matthew McConaughey, Mark Mothersbaugh, Desus Nice and the Kid Mero, Indra Nooyi, Amber Ruffin, The Russo Brothers, Baratunde Thurston, Werner Vogels, Chris Webber, and many more. Watch video highlights below.
Stay tuned for SXSW 2022 programming announcements throughout the season.
For more high-profile speakers at SXSW, browse the Keynotes page.