2019 Speakers

How Streetwear Turns Hype Into $$$ - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Aaron Levant

CEO

Adrienne Lawrence - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Adrienne Lawrence

Host & Attorney

Ahmed Khaishgi SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Ahmed Khaishgi

CEO

Acquisition Strategies The Tortoise or the Hare - 2019 - Photo by Debra Reyes

Ahmed Khaishgi

President, CEO & Co-founder

Aidy Bryant - Photo by Tim Strauss

Aidy Bryant

Featured Session: Elizabeth Banks with Aidy Bryant

Aki Isoyama

Aki Isoyama

General Manager

The Economics of Equality - 2019 - Photo by Donny DeBruno

Alaa Murabit

High-Level Commissioner

Will Machines Be Able to Feel - Aleksandra Przegalinska - 2019 - Photo by Joann Hetrick

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Asst Professor & Research Fellow

Alex Gladstein

Alex Gladstein

Chief Strategy Officer

Alex Samuels SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Alex Samuels

Reporter

RIP Websites - 2019 - Photo by Allison Garrigan

Alex Spinelli

CTO

Alex Williamson

Chief Brand Officer

Alice Wessen at the Reach Out and Touch Space session - Photo by Will Blake

Alice Wessen

Reach Out and Touch Space

Reach Out and Touch Space - Alice Wessen - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Alice Wessen

Mgr, Public Engagement Office at NASA/JPL’s Office of Communications

Alicia Malone speaking during The Female Gaze session - Photo by Akash Kataria

Alicia Malone

Featured Session: The Female Gaze

Alphonzo Terrell

Alphonzo Terrell

Director, Digital and Social Marketing

CRISPR - Alta Charo - 2019 - Photo by John Feinberg

Alta Charo

Professor of Law & Bioethics

Why VCs Have Joined The Block Party - Alyse Killeen - 2019 - Photo by Anthony Moreno

Alyse Killeen

Partner

Amanda Marshall

Amanda Marshall

Producer

Amanda Palmer - Photo courtesy of the Artist

Amanda Palmer

Artist

Adopting Online Courts Utahs Legal System - Amber Ivey - 2019 - Photo by Bianca Hooks

Amber Ivey

Manager

Amy Mitchell SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Amy E Mitchell

Entertainment Attorney

Amy LaMeyer

Amy LaMeyer

Investor

Amy Webb

Founder

André Robert Lee - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

André Robert Lee

Executive Director of Business Dev & Strategic Partnerships

Fashion Hacking for Augmented Identity - Angela Sheehan - 2019 - Photo by Holly Jee

Angela Sheehan

Prod Mgr Education

Angela Yang

Angela Yang

Director of Connections

Anika Guldstrand

Anika Guldstrand

Anika Guldstrand

Gaming for Good: How Amateur Esports Build Character

Ann Hand

CEO

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

Ann Hiatt

Consultant

Anna Pickard - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Anna Pickard

Head of Brand Communications

Arden Hoffman - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Arden Hoffman

VP, Head of People

Ari Herstand - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Ari Herstand

Owner

Ekblaw Ariel SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Ariel Ekblaw

Founder, Lead Space Exploration Initiative

Maurya_Ash SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Ash Maurya

Author

Ashley Menschner

Ashley Menschner

Vice President of Media, Team Lead & Partnerships

TED Resident Ashwini Anburajan speaks at TED Residency Salon, Session 1, May 31, 2017, New York, NY. Photo Courtesy of Ryan Lash / TED

Ashwini Anburajan

Founding Partner

Athena Koumis - Photo by Lauren Simpson

Athena Koumis

Living The Dream: Successful Streaming Strategies

Snehal Patel and Ava Berkofsky

Ava Berkofsky and Snehal Patel

“Getting the Shot” for HBO’s Insecure

Send Nudes Meet Teens Fighting Sexual Harassment - 2019 - Photo by Von Franklin

Avni Singh

Founder & CEO

Babs Rangaiah

Babs Rangaiah

Executive Partner, Global Marketing, iX

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11: Beanie Feldstein speaks onstage at Featured Session:

Beanie Feldstein

Featured Session: ‘Booksmart’ Women

Featured Session: Shooting Stars: How NASA Works with Film & TV - Bert Ulrich - 2019 - Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW

Bert Ulrich

Multimedia Liaison, Film & Television Collaboration

Bessie Lee

Bessie Lee

Founder and CEO

Biasha Mitchell - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Biasha Mitchell

Head of Strategy, Music & Live Entertainment

Billie Sue SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Billie Sue Chafins

VP of Software Development

Tikkun Olam How Faith Informs Social Justice - Blair Imani - 2019 - Photo by Debra Reyes

Blair Imani

Founder

Blake Leeper - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Blake Leeper

Track & Field Athlete

Bobby Rosenbloum SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Bobby Rosenbloum

Vice-Chairman, Global Ent & Media Practice

Featured Session, Brian Solis - Photo by Lisa Walker

Brian Solis

Author

Brigitte Berman

CEO

Busy Philipps

Busy Philipps

Talk Show Host

Carmen Medina - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Carmen Medina

Heretic

Cassie Kozyrkov - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Cassie Kozyrkov

Chief Decision Scientist

Transparency In Healthcare - Catherine DesRoches - 2019 - Photo by Christopher Bouie

Catherine DesRoches

Assoc Professor of Medicine

Chan Park - Photo by Ian Wagreich

Chan Park

Principal

Charles Duke

Apollo Astronaut & Moon Walker

Charlotte Burrows - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Charlotte Burrows

Commissioner

The Future of Hemp and Health - Chelsea Leyland - Photo by Will Blake

Chelsea Leyland

DJ & Medical Cannabis/Epilepsy Activist

Chitra Akileswaran - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Chitra Akileswaran

Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer

SXSW 2019 Speaker Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh

Professional Athlete

Future Of Basketball - Chris Bosh - 2019 - Photo by Hans Watson

Chris Bosh

CEO

Chris Lee - Photo by Kit McNeil

Chris Lee

Featured Session: True Value of K-Pop

Christina Tosi SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Christina Tosi

CEO & Founder

The Blind Cook - Christine Ha - 2019 - Photo by Amy E. Price/Getty Images for SXSW

Christine Ha

Chef, Author, TV & Public Personality

Christoph Schroeder SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Christoph Schroeder

Vice President, Autonomous Driving

Chris Noessel - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Christopher Noessel

Designer

Cindy Eckert - Photo by Jillian Clark

Cindy Eckert

CEO & Founder

Cindy Eckert

CEO & Founder

Bringing Esports to Sports

Colin Hayes

Director, Business Strategy

The Human Cost of Journalism - Colin Nagy - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Colin Nagy

Head of Strategy

Untold AI-SciFi Telling Stories - Cory Doctorow - 2019 - Photo by Adrianne Schroeder

Cory Doctorow

Science Fiction Author, Activist, Journalist and Blogger

Courtney Couch - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Courtney Couch

Founder

Reach Out and Touch Space - Courtney O'Connor - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Courtney O’Connor

Public Engagement

The Human Cost of Journalism - Courtney Radsch - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Courtney Radsch

Director of Advocacy

Creek Show - Photo Courtesy of Waller Creek Conservancy

Creek Show

Cristian Farias - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Cristian Farias

Writer-in-Residence

Dan Altschuler Malek SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of New Crop Capital

Dan Altschuler Malek

Senior Venture Partner

Dana Cowin SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Dana Cowin

Founder

Danielle Nierenberg SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Danielle Nierenberg

President

Leveling Playing Field - Danita Johnson - 2019 - Photo by Katie Marriner

Danita Johnson

President & COO

Darrien Gipson

Darrien Gipson

Executive Director

David Rivera - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

David Rivera

Sr Medical Advisor Steve Fund

David Schwartz SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

David Schwartz

CTO

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

Dawn Wright

Chief Scientist

Dayna Isom Johnson

Trend Expert

Master of Games - Crafting the World of High School

Delane Parnell

CEO

Storytelling in Sports-How to Make Good Sh-t - Dexton Deboree - 2019 - Photo by Kumi Otani

Dexton Deboree

Writer, Director, Producer

Diane Quinn

Diane Quinn

Chief Creative Officer

Dimplez Ijeoma - Photo by Joann Hetrick

Dimplez Ijeoma

The Hip Hop Bubble That Popped Culture

Dominique Crenn SXSW 2019 Photo by - Matt Edge

Dominique Crenn

Chef

Dori Bernstein - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Dori Berinstein

Director

The Future of Hemp and Health - Dr Jeff Chen - Photo by Will Blake

Dr Jeff Chen

Founder & Executive Director

Helen Papagiannis

Dr. Helen Papagiannis

Author & Consultant

Dr Laila Mintas - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Dr. Laila Mintas

Deputy President

Musimbi Kanyoro

Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro

President and CEO

The Psychology of The Legend of Zelda

Dr. Rachel Kowert

Research Director

Drew Diamond

Drew Diamond

Producer

Ed Chung

Ed Chung

Vice President Criminal Justice Reform Center for American Progress

Heartbeat of American Sports Fan - Ed Romaine - 2019 - Photo by Sarah Craig

Ed Romaine

Chief Brand Officer

Brandi Carlile and Elizabeth Moss - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Elisabeth Moss and Brandi Carlile

Featured Session: Elisabeth Moss with Brandi Carlile

Eliza Capai

Eliza Capai

Director

Elliot Jacobson - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Elliot Jacobson

Manager

Ellis Watamanuk

Ellis Watamanuk

Vice President, Impact Distribution

Emily Ladau - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Emily Ladau

Founder

A Latino Panel for Non-Latinos - Emily McDonald - Photo by Von Franklin

Emily McDonald

Sr Mgr, Culture, Diversity, & Inclusion

Emily Paxhia SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Emily Paxhia

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Emma Schwartz

Emma Schwartz

VP, Product Development

Evan Paul - Photo by Tina Rataj

Evan Paul

How Humans & Machines Classify Music

Felicia Carbajal SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Felicia Carbajal

Community Engagement Officer

Feminista Jones

Feminista Jones

Community Activist

The Future Of Food Aquaculture - Fiona Lewis - 2019 - Photo by Debra Reyes

Fiona Lewis

Chef & Fishmonger

Frank Oz

Frank Oz

Director

Gabriel Weinberg SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Gabriel Weinberg

CEO

Garry Kasparov - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Garry Kasparov

Avast Security Ambassador

Are There Civil Rights in a Tech World? - Gavin Logan - 2019 - Photo by Von Franklin

Gavin Logan

Director Tech & Telecom Policy

Gay Gaddis SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Gay Gaddis

CEO

Let's Protoype a Voice-Activated Interface - Genki Hagata - 2019 - Photo by Kit McNeil

Genki Hagata

Sr. Web Engineer

Gia Castello during the Entering the Multiverse: Creating Immersive Stories Workshop

Gia Castello

Entering the Multiverse: Crafting Immersive Stories

Entering the Multiverse: Creating Immersive Stories - Gia Castello - 2019 - Photo by Edward Bennett

Gia Castello

Co-founder

Storytelling in Sports-How to Make Good Sh-t - Gotham Chopra - 2019 - Photo by Kumi Otani

Gotham Chopra

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer

Greg Caplan - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Greg Caplan

CEO + Founder

Guive Balooch

Guive Balooch

Global VP of Technology Incubator

The Future of Connected Beauty - Guive Balooch - 2019 - Photo by Donny DeBruno

Guive Balooch

Global VP, L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator

Building A World Class Brand - Gunner Winston - Photo by JD Lewis

Gunner Winston

CEO

Haile Thomas SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Haile Thomas

CEO

The Disability Story: Diversity in Media - Hannah Soyer - 2019 - Photo by Pierre Ware

Hannah Soyer

Founder

Harm to Table - Photo Courtesy of Matthew Mazzotta

HARM TO TABLE

Hernan Lopez - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Hernan Lopez

Founder & CEO

The Future of Gender Identities in Art and Media - Hobbes Ginsberg - 2019 Photo by Miguel Esparza

Hobbes Ginsberg

Photographer & Filmmaker

The Human Cost of Journalism - Ilana Ozernoy - 2019 - Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

Ilana Ozernoy

VP, Communications

Imogen Heap - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Imogen Heap

Founder & Artist

Ira Nash - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Ira Nash

Senior Vice President of Northwell Health and Executive Director of Northwell Health Physician Partners and Professor of Cardiology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Healthcare's Digital Disruptors Hope vs Hype - Ira Nash - 2019 - Photo by Donny DeBruno

Ira Nash

Sr VP of Northwell Health & Exec Dir of Northwell Health Physician Partners & member of the Board of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices

The Women Redefining Work and Their Careers - Iva Pawling - 2019 - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Iva Pawling

CEO

J Christopher Hamilton SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

J Christopher Hamilton

President/Chief Operating Officer & Co-Owner

Making a Music Documentary: Hidden Hurdles & Legal Loopholes - J Christopher Hamilton - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

J Christopher Hamilton

President, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Owner

The Women Redefining Work - Jaclyn Johnson - 2019 - Photo by Hubert Vestil/Getty Images for SXSW

Jaclyn Johnson

CEO, Founder & Author

Jacob Tobia

Jacob Tobia

Performing Artist

Jacquelle Amankonah Horton - Photo by Tina Rataj

Jacquelle Amankonah Horton

How Digital Assistants Can Change Music

Jake Sally

Jake Sally

Director of Immersive

Fight Against Cancer - James Allison, MD - 2019 - Photo by Alexa Gonzalez Wagner

James Allison, MD

Executive Director, Immunotherapy Platform

James Loduca - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

James Loduca

Dir of Equality Programs

Jamira Burley - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Jamira Burley

Founder

Jason Blum - Alex J. Berliner/ ABImages

Jason Blum

Founder

Jayne O'Donnell - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Jayne O’Donnell

Healthcare Policy Reporter

Healthcare's Digital Disruptors Hope vs Hype - Jayne O'Donnell - 2019 - Photo by Donny DeBruno

Jayne O’Donnell

Healthcare Policy Reporter

The Blind Cook Master Chef Christine Ha - Jeff Yang - 2019 - Photo by Travis Lilley

Jeff Yang

Columnist, CNN Opinion

Jeff Zucker SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Jeff Zucker

President

Jeff Zucker

President

Jehmu Greene

Jehmu Greene

Founder & CEO

The Women Redefining Work and Their Careers - Jen Gotch - 2019 - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Jen Gotch

Chief Creative Officer & Founder

The Role of AI in Reducing the Impact of Pandemics - Jennifer Esposito - 2019 - Photo by Cris DeWitt

Jennifer Esposito

VP

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Co-Founder

Jennifer Miller - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Jennifer Miller

Asst Professor

ArchitectsI nvading - Jenny Wu - 2019 - Photo by Dusana Risovic

Jenny Wu

Design Director

AI For Storytellers The Good The Bad & The Ugly - Photo by Haley Rodriguez

Jess Fuselier

AI For Storytellers: The Good The Bad and The Ugly

Jesse Lund SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Jesse Lund

Global VP Blockchain & DLT Markets

The Future of Hemp and Health - Jessica Assaf - Photo by Will Blake

Jessica Assaf

Co-Founder

Jessica Brillhart

Jessica Brillhart

Founder

Jessica Fjeld SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Jessica Fjeld

Clinical Instructor

Politicians Yell at the Cloud Congress and Tech - Jessica Rosenworcel - 2019 - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Jessica Rosenworcel

Commissioner

Jim V Hart

Jim V Hart

Writer/Founder

Jimmy Song SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Jimmy Song

Partner

Why VCs Have Joined The Block Party - Jimmy Song - 2019 - Photo by Anthony Moreno

Jimmy Song

Bitcoin Core Contributor & Venture Partner

Dancing to Algorithms: How to Algorave - Joanne Armitage - 2019 - Photo by Dusana Risovic

Joanne Armitage

Algobabe

Featured Session: Shooting Stars: How NASA Works with Film & TV - Joby Harris - 2019 - Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW

Joby Harris

Visual Strategist

John Beiter SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

John Beiter

Entertainment Attorney

John Cohn - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

John Cohn

IBM Fellow - MIT_IBM Watson AI Lab

John Maeda

John Maeda

Global Head of Computational Design + Inclusion

DesignInTech 2019 - John Maeda - Photo by Miguel Esparza

John Maeda

Global Head of Computational Design + Inclusion

John Pierson

John Pierson

Co-President

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

John Suh

VP & Founding Director

Josh Clark

Josh Clark

Principal

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 10: (L-R) Josh Holtsclaw, Deanna Marsigliese, and Paul Abadilla attend Featured Session: Designing for Films at Pixar Animation Studios during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center Austin on March 10, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ismael Quintanilla/Getty Images for SXSW)

Joshua Holtsclaw, Paul Abadilla, and Deanna Marsigliese

Featured Session: Designing for Films at Pixar Animation Studios

A Latino Panel for Non-Latinos - Juan Alanis - Photo by Von Franklin

Juan Alanis

Partner

Judy Tint - OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Judy Tint

Music Attorney/College Professor

Julia Sourikoff

Julia Sourikoff

Executive Producer AR/VR

Get Funded Beating Bias - 2019 - Photo by David Walker

Julie Hanna

Venture Partner

SXSW 2019 Speaker Justin Giangrande - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Justin Giangrande

Executive Vice President

The Women Redefining Work and Their Careers - Justina Blakeney - 2019 - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Justina Blakeney

Designer, Artist, & New York Times best-selling author

Follow the Feeling - Kai Wright - Photo by Kaylin Balderrama

Kai Wright

Lecturer

The Human Cost of Journalism - Karen Attiah - 2019 - Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

Karen Attiah

Global Opinions Editor

Karen Young

Karen Young

Founder and CEO

Kasia Chmielinski - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Kasia Chmielinski

Co-Founder

Storytelling in Sports-How to Make Good Sh-t - Kate Fagan - 2019 - Photo by Kumi Otani

Kate Fagan

New York Times bestselling author

Designing Ethically From Imperative to Action - Katherine Zhou - 2019 - Photo by Ram Karamchandani

Katherine Zhou

Prod Designer

Kathy Baker - Photo by Miguel Esparza

Kathy Baker

Digital Music Marketing: The Right Channels Matter

Bad Guys Attacking Elections Its Not Just The US - Katie Harbath - 2019 - Photo by John Sosenko

Katie Harbath

Public Policy Director, Global Elections

SXSW 2019 Speaker Katie Walsh

Katie Walsh

Producer/Director

Kay Madati SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Kay Madati

Global VP & Head of Content Partnerships

Kelly McCarthy

Kelly McCarthy

SVP/Director, Global Brand Awareness

Ken Abdo SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Ken Abdo

Attorney

Ketan Gangatirkar SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Ketan Gangatirkar

Vice President of Engineering

SXSW 2019 Speaker Kim Davis

Kim Davis

Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs

Kyle Samani SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Kyle Samani

Managing Partner

Lance Weiler - Photo by Kara Mosher

Lance Weiler

AI and the Future of Storytelling

The Evolution of the Pot Dealer - Lanese Martin - Photo by Von Franklin

Lanese Martin

Co-Founder & Co-Exec Director

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

Larry Senn

Founder & Chairman

Laura Moy- Photo courtesy of Speaker

Laura Moy

Executive Director

Lauren Carson - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Lauren Carson

Executive Director

Advancing Mental Wellbeing In Communities of Color - Lauren Carson - 2019 - Photo by Christopher Bouie

Lauren Carson

Executive Director & Founder

Lauren Cascio

Lauren Cascio

Design Director

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

Lauren Ellis

Producer

Girl Culture - Lauren Greenfield - Photo by Holly Jee

Lauren Greenfield

Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker

Lauren Sliter

Lauren Sliter

Senior Manager, Marketing and Content Strategy

Leah Douglas SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Leah Douglas

Staff Writer and Associate Editor

Leila Janah SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Leila Janah

CEO

Cannabis Industry Explosion - Lilach Mazor Power - Photo by Dusana Risovic

Lilach Mazor Power

Founder & Managing Director

Politics In Tech When The Bubble Bursts - Lin-Hua Wu - 2019 - Photo by John Sosenko

Lin-Hua Wu

VP of Communications

Lining Yao - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Lining Yao

Assistant Professor

Lisa Brook

Lisa Brook

Director

Lisa Monrose

Lisa Monrose

Producer, Adult Programs

The Future of Connected Beauty - Liz Bacelar - 2019 - Photo by Donny DeBruno

Liz Bacelar

Founder & CEO

New Yorkers Lizy Donnelly Drawing Disruption - 2019 - Photo by Naveed Parekh

Liza Donnelly

Cartoonist, Writer & Speaker

Lola Landekic

Lola Landekic

Editor in Chief

The Gig Economy The Evolution Of Employment - Loni Mahanta - 2019 - Photo by John Sosenko

Loni Mahanta

VP Future of Work

Lucy Nicholson - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Lucy Nicholson

Senior Photographer

Building A World Class Brand - Lydia Dishman - Photo by JD Lewis

Lydia Dishman

Contributing Reporter

Margrethe Vestager

EU Commisioner for Competition

Maria Laura Ruggiero

Maria Laura Ruggiero

Narrative Designer

Maria Shriver

Founder

Marie Domingo

Marie Domingo

Senior Producer

Marina Filippelli

Marina Filippelli

Chief Operating Officer & Director of Client Services

Marisa Sechrest - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Marisa Sechrest

Producer

Mark Bristol

Mark Bristol

Filmmaker

Mark Floreani - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Mark Floreani

Co-founder and COO

Mark Floreani - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Mark Floreani

Co-founder and COO

Mark Moore SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Mark Moore

Engineering Director of Aviation

Marni Wandner - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Marni Wandner

VP, Digital Marketing

Martha Cotton

Martha Cotton

Group Design Director

2019 Keynote, Marti Noxon – Photo by Patrick Harbron/AMC

Marti Noxon

Writer, Producer, Director

Matthew Covey - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Matthew Covey

Executive Director

Want To Mend the Web - Maura Corbett - 2019 - Photo by Adrianne Schroeder

Maura Corbett

CEO & Founder

Maytha Alhassen

Maytha Alhassen

Journalist, Poet, Scholar

Maytha Alhassen during the Creating Pop Culture Stories Session - Photo by Denise Enriquez

Maytha Alhassen

Creating Pop Culture Stories for a Just World

A Latino Panel for Non-Latinos - Meagan Michaelis - Photo by Von Franklin

Meagan Michaelis

Dir of Mktg

Meetal Shah - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Meetal Shah

AVP & Global Head- Brand, Communications & Marketing

Meg Goldthwaite

Meg Goldthwaite

Chief Marketing Officer

New Voices in Gaming Victoria Elizabeth and Mela

Mela Lee

Voice Actress

Meredith Alloway

Meredith Alloway

Journalist, Filmmaker

Meredith Hitchcock - Photo by Molly McLeod

Meredith Hitchcock

Co-founder & COO

What's Next For News - Meredith Kopit Levien - 2019 - Photo by Manuel H Gonzales Jr

Meredith Kopit Levien

Executive VP & COO

Michael Hendrix-photo courtesy of Karl Magnuson

Michael Hendrix

Director of State and Local Policy

Michael Li-Photo courtesy of the speaker

Michael Li

Senior Counsel

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

Michal Vakrat Wolkin

Managing Director, Lear Innovation Ventures, Israel

Michelle Lee - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Michelle Lee

Editor-in-Chief

The Women Redefining Work - Michelle Lee - 2019 - Photo by Hubert Vestil/Getty Images for SXSW

Michelle Lee

Editor-in-Chief

Michelle Skinner SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Michelle Skinner

VP Counsel

Austin CEO Diaries - 2019 - Photo by Christy Pohler

Michelle Skupin

Sr Director Marketing & Communications

MICRO - Photo Courtesy of Charles Philipp and Amanda Schochet

MICRO

Mikaila Ulmer SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Mikaila Ulmer

CEO

Bee-Suite to C-Suite - 2019 - Photo by Bianca Hooks

Mikaila Ulmer

Owner & CEO

Mike Maples SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Mike Maples

Founding Partner

How Adaptive Design Is Transforming Brands - Mindy Scheier - 2019 - Photo by Debra Reyes

Mindy Scheier

Founder

Bad Guys Attacking Elections Its Not Just The US - Moira Whelan - 2019 - Photo by John Sosenko

Moira Whelan

Founding Partner

Tomorrows Perfect Food Narrative - Mona Al-Mukhaizeem - 2019 - Photo by Danny Vivian

Mona Al-Mukhaizeem

Managing Partner

Monica Castillo during the A Critics’ Preview to the SXSW Film Festival Session - Photo by Tico Mendoza

Monica Castillo

A Critics’ Preview to the SXSW Film Festival

Moritz Simon Geist - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Moritz Simon Geist

Musician / Robotics engineer

Moritz Simon Geist - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Moritz Simon Geist

Futuristic Music Production with Music Robots

Rising Fundamentalisms Womens Rights - 2019 - Photo by Alexa Gonzalez Wagner

Musimbi Kanyoro

President & CEO

The Future of Gender Identities in Art and Media - Myles Loftin - 2019 - Photo by Miguel Esparza

Myles Loftin

Photographer & Artist

Nancy Yuen during Crazy Rich Wakanda: Building Buzz and Selling Seats - Photo by Kara Mosher

Nancy Yuen

Crazy Rich Wakanda: Building Buzz and Selling Seats

Nanjira Sambuli SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Nanjira Sambuli

Consultant

The Evolution of the Overwatch League

Nate Nanzer

Former Commissioner of the Overwatch League

Nausheena Hussain

Nausheena Hussain

Executive Director

Building Successful Partnerships in Esports with Naz Aletaha

Naz Aletaha

Head of Esports Partnerships

Nefertitti Jackmon during the Back 2 the Future: Storytelling in Virtual Reality session - Photo by Amanda Stronza

Nefertitti Jackmon

Back 2 the Future: Storytelling in Virtual Reality

Neha Narula SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Neha Narula

Director, Digital Currency Initiative

Nicol Turner Lee - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Nicol Turner-Lee

Fellow

Nicole Flatow - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Nicole Flatow

Editor

Nicole Karlebach SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Nicole Karlebach

Global Head of Business & Human Rights

Nicole Samec - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Nicole Samec

Healthcare Product Manager

Nikki Lane - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Nikki Lane

singer-songwriter/entrepreneur

Nikki Lane - Photo by Denise Enriquez

Nikki Lane

The New Lifestyle Brand Pioneers of Country Music

SXSW 2019 Speaker Nonny de la Peña

Nonny de la Peña

CEO & Founder

Olympia Auset SXSW 2019 Photo by - John F Peters

Olympia Auset

Founder

Leveling Playing Field - Oris Stuart - 2019 - Photo by Katie Marriner

Oris Stuart

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Pablo Samuel Castro - Photo by Kumi Otani

Pablo Samuel Castro

Creativity: Perspectives from Neuroscience and AI

Fight Against Cancer - Padmanee Sharma, MD - 2019 - Photo by Alexa Gonzalez Wagner

Padmanee Sharma, MD

Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology

Pamela Pavliscak

Pamela Pavliscak

Founder

Patrick Rea SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Patrick Rea

CEO

Pual D Miller during the Blockchain Technology Transforming Film and Music Session - Photo by Young Park

Paul D Miller (aka DJ Spooky)

Blockchain Technology Transforming Film and Music

Phil Wagner - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Phil Wagner, MD

CEO & Founder

Play Pod - Photo Courtesy of Hoyne

Play Pod

Pocket Patios - Photo Courtesy of Daniel Woodroffe

Pocket Patios

Portia Sabin - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Portia Sabin

CEO

Poulomi Basu at Blood Speaks: Agency, Voice and Gender - Photo by Kara Mosher

Poulomi Basu

Blood Speaks: Agency, Voice and Gender

Preston Clark

Preston Clark

Designer

QinYa Guo

QinYa Guo

Co-founder

The Battle of Local News vs Disinformation - R.L. Nave - 2019 - Photo by Scott Paxton

R.L. Nave

Editor-in-Chief

How Streetwear Turns Hype Into $$$ - 2019 - Photo by Will Blake

Rachel Arthur

Chief Innovation Officer

Untold AI-SciFi Telling Stories - Rashida Richardson - 2019 - Photo by Adrianne Schroeder

Rashida Richardson

Director of Policy Research

Transparency In Healthcare - Rasu Shrestha - 2019 - Photo by Christopher Bouie

Rasu Shrestha

Chief Strategy Officer & Exec VP

Rebecca Green

Rebecca Green

Editor-in-Chief

Architects Invading - Rene Graham - 2019 - Photo by Dusana Risovic

Rene Graham

CEO

Rev Moose - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Rev Moose

Managing Partner/Co-Founder

Richard Whitt - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Richard Whitt

Mozilla Fellow

Get Funded Beating Bias - 2019 - Photo by David Walker

Robin Hauser

Director/Producer

Robyn Barnard - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Robyn Barnard

Staff Attorney, Refugee Representation

The Future Of Food Aquaculture - Rod Fujita - 2019 - Photo by Debra Reyes

Rod Fujita

Director, Research & Development

Ross Golan - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Ross Golan

Songwriter

Ross Golan - Photo by Danny Matson/Getty Images for SXSW

Ross Golan

Featured Session: Song Math with Ross Golan

Rubina-Fillion-Director-of-Audience-Engagement-The-Intercept SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Rubina Fillion

Director of Audience Engagement

Ryan Andal

Ryan Andal

Technical Director

Ryan Groves - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Ryan Groves

Pres & CPO

Sabri Sansoy

Sabri Sansoy

Founder

Samantha Wood - Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Philadelphia Eagles

Samantha Wood

Director of Digital & Social

Sandy Carter

Vice President

Scott Belsky

Chief Product Officer

Scout Bassett - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Scout Bassett

Athlete/Motivational Speaker

Sébastien Soriano - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Sébastien Soriano

Chairman

Sera Markoff - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Sera Markoff

Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics & Astroparticle Physics

Seth Bacon - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Seth Bacon

Sr VP, Media

Shamina Singh - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Shamina Singh

Executive Vice President, Sustainability & President

Shelita Burke - Photo by JD Lewis

Shelita Burke

Artists In Control: Technology and the New DIY

Shira Lazar

Shira Lazar

Co-Founder/CEO

Simon Doonan

Simon Doonan

Creative Ambassador

Simon Tam - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Simon Tam

Author, Musician, Activist

Stacie de Armas

Stacie de Armas

Strategic Engagement, US Hispanic Market

Stan Soocher

Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies

Featured Session: Shooting Stars: How NASA Works with Film & TV - Stephanie Smith - 2019 - Photo by John Feinberg

Stephanie Smith

Digital & Social Media Supervisor

Steve DeAngelo SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Steve DeAngelo

Chair Emeritus

Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett

CEO

Steye Hallema - IDFA DocLab: Algorithmic Intimacy - Photo by Anthony Moreno

Steye Hallema

IDFA DocLab: Algorithmic Intimacy

Sue Bird - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Sue Bird

Professional Basketball Player, Basketball Operations Assoc

Sue Sisley SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Sue Sisley, MD

Principal Investigator

The Role of AI in Reducing the Impact of Pandemics - Sumi Paranjape - 2019 - Photo by Cris DeWitt

Sumi Paranjape

Director of Technology Advancement

Susan Fowler

Technology Ed

Swan Sit

Swan Sit

VP of Global Digital Marketing

Tahira Rehmatullah SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Tahira Rehmatullah

CFO

Tammy Williams and Marie Domingo on the Women In Film Behind the Scenes Session - Photo by Tina Rataj

Tammy Williams and Marie Domingo

Women in Film Behind-the-Scenes

Tara Razavi - Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW

Tara Razavi

Featured Session: Emerging Technologies & the Music Video "Revolution"

Tara Tan SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Tara Tan

Venture Studio Lead

Featured Session: First Play To First Platinum: The Evolving Creator Journey - Taylor Bennett - 2019 - Photo by Miguel Esparza

Taylor Bennett

Artist

Tea Uglow

Tea Uglow

Creative Director

Tom Chirico

Tom Chirico

Brand Strategy, Story Lab

The Promise and Perils of New Space - Tom Markusic - 2019 - Photo by Haley Rodriguez

Tom Markusic

CEO

Quantum Computing - Tommy Moffat - 2019 - Photo by Edward Bennett

Tommy Moffat

TKS Activator

Tracy Heather Strain speaks at the 90 Minute Film School Session - Photo by BENEDICT JONES

Tracy Heather Strain

90 Minute Film School

Tracy Sun

Tracy Sun

Co-founder

Girl Culture - Ukonwa Ojo - Photo by Holly Jee

Ukonwa Ojo

CMO Consumer Beauty

Usman Ahmed SXSW 2019 - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Usman Ahmed

Head of Global Public Policy

Valerie Jarrett

Former Sr. Advisor to Pres Obama

Vanessa Reed - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Vanessa Reed

CEO

Vanessa Wyche

Deputy Director

Featured Session: Shooting Stars: How NASA Works with Film & TV - Veronica McGregor - 2019 - Photo by John Feinberg

Veronica McGregor

News & Social Media Mgr

Vickie Nauman - Photo by Manuel H Gonzales Jr

Vickie Nauman

Music Industry 3.0: The Great Rebalancing Begins

Vijaysai Patnaik - Photo Courtesy of Speaker

Vijaysai Patnaik

Product Lead

The Gig Economy The Evolution Of Employment - Vikrum Aiyer - 2019 - Photo by John Sosenko

Vikrum Aiyer

VP of Global Public Policy & Strategic Communications

Wajahat Ali

Wajahat Ali

New York Times Contributing Op-ed Writer

Politics In Tech When The Bubble Bursts - Will Hurd - 2019 - Photo by John Sosenko

Will Hurd

US Congressman

Wyclef Jean - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Wyclef Jean

Musician

Wyclef Jean - Photo by Tim Strauss

Wyclef Jean

Featured Session: Wyclef Goes Back to School: The Making

Xan Aranda

Xan Aranda

Producer, Director

Nature Aesthetics New Theories Japan - Yoichi Ochiai - 2019 - Photo by Ram Karamchandani

Yoichi Ochiai

Media Artist

Ytasha Womack - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Ytasha Womack

Writer

Yuliya Lanina

Yuliya Lanina

Lecturer

Yuliya Lanina and Carla Gannis during the Human Presence and Humor Make Us Better Story tellers session - Photo by Donny DeBruno

Yuliya Lanina and Carla Gannis

Human Presence and Humor Make Us Better Storytellers

Yves Peters

Yves Peters

Copywriter/Blogger

Zach Fuller - Photo courtesy of the Speaker

Zach Fuller

Analyst

Feature Session: Changing the Narrative with Zoe Saldana - Photo by John Feinberg

Zoe Saldana

Featured Session: Changing the Narrative with Zoe Saldana

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