Tech Industry & Enterprise

March 16-21

Interactive Track

The Tech Industry & Enterprise Track looks at today’s most cutting-edge ideas in software and hardware. Innovators and executives from a variety of industries will discuss the evolving landscape of technology-driven products and services in the B2B and B2C marketplaces.

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2019 Featured Speaker, Malcolm Gladwell - Photo by Akash Kataria

2019 Featured Speaker, Malcolm Gladwell - Photo by Akash Kataria

About Tech Industry & Enterprise Track


Explore the latest advances in the technology space with the creators, themselves.

Get excited for March and check out sessions such as Corporations are Failing to Innovate, or Are They?, RIP Websites, the End is Nigh, and Simulating Criminal Hackers to Strengthen Security.

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A New Space Age: Disrupting Investment & Innovation

The youngest person to do a NASA mission at age 16 discusses how her experiences shaped the future of her career.

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Corporations are Failing to Innovate, or Are They?

Our panelists have both successfully and unsuccessfully built partnerships with startups to bring their new ideas to larger markets. We’ll explore all sides of this innovation conundrum and how corporations can capture this opportunity in the future as the stakes get higher.

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2019 Speaker Highlights

Grit Reinvention And Pivoting For Success - 2019 - Photo by Akash Kataria

Ann Hiatt


RIP Websites - 2019 - Photo by Allison Garrigan

Alex Spinelli



Billions In Mobility - Michal Vakrat Wolkin - 2019 - Photo by Katie Marriner

Michal Vakrat Wolkin

Managing Director, Lear Innovation Ventures, Israel


83 Year Old Triathlete Talks Corporate Culture - 2019 - Photo by John Feinberg

Larry Senn

Founder & Chairman

Senn Delaney, Heidrick & Struggles

Billions In Mobility - John Suh - 2019 - Photo by Katie Marriner

John Suh

VP & Founding Director

Hyundai Cradle

Smart Oceans - Dawn Wright - 2019 - Photo by Dusana Risovic

Dawn Wright

Chief Scientist


Smart Oceans - Lauren Ellis - 2019 - Photo by Dusana Risovic

Lauren Ellis


Seeker, Group Nine Media

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SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

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