2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Home Room

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Start your morning at SXSW Home Room. Introduced in 2013, Home Room sessions are part SXSW program information, part meet up. Each session is led by two Home Room Leaders who will help you get the most out of your day, and your badge. These SXSW insiders will provide insight and guidance about the day's schedule and events, including last minute schedule changes. You are invited to bring your questions, and take notes while you network.



Christopher Walton

VP, Prod & Svcs

BestFit Mobile

I'm currently Chief Delivery Officer at BestFit Mobile, an Austin based mobile strategy and implementation firm. Which means that I herd the cats and help ensure products get out the door. I've got 20 years in technology, mostly serving in product management and strategy roles.

Most recently, I spent 7 years at the Idealab company X1 Technologies (Hello SoCal), departing as it's Vice President of Products & Strategy; I held senior product management roles at Vignette Corporation (yay Austin); and I helped build the Web as a Product Manager at Netscape Corporation (Tally-ho Valley).

I've been acquired, have acquired, taken a startup public, and participated in a startup flameout. I've learned a lot that I'm eager to share, but I'm equally eager to learn from others.

This is my fourth SXSW and my second year as a Home Room Leader. I'm looking forward to helping attendees get the most out of SXSW, the networking, and maybe a party or two.


Elizabeth Salazar

Software Developer

Chaotic Moon Studios

I moved to Austin in 2010 to do a Masters at UT, and I loved it so much I ended up staying. I've worked in games and mobile development for 3 years, and SXSW Interactive is my favorite time of year! I currently work as an iOS/Android developer at Chaotic Moon Studios, and if you don't know who we are, you should, because we're the best!

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