2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Bill Gurley and Malcolm Gladwell in Conversation

Sunday, March 15
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Hall 5
Austin Convention Center

Benchmark's Bill Gurley will be interviewed by award-winning journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell on the SXSW stage. The pair’s wide-ranging insights promise an engaging conversation on a variety of economic and entrepreneurial outliers. Gurley and his partners at Benchmark led the early venture investments in GrubHub, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Snapchat, Stitch Fix, Twitter, Uber, Yelp and more. He writes a blog on the evolution and economics of high technology businesses called Above the Crowd. Gladwell, a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996, is the author of five New York Times Best Sellers, including David and Goliath, The Tipping Point, What The Dog Saw, Blink and Outliers.


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Bill Gurley at SXSW

Bill Gurley



Bill Gurley has spent over 10 years as a General Partner at Benchmark, joining in 1999. Before entering the venture capital business, Bill spent four years on Wall Street as a top-ranked research a...

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Malcolm Gladwell at SXSW

Malcolm Gladwell

Staff Writer

The New Yorker

Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. He is the author of David and Goliath, The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw. Prior to joining The New York...

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