2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Bossless Company: How Zappos and Medium Work

Sunday, March 13
11:00AM - 12:00PM

JW Marriott
Salon 6
110 E 2nd St

What’s it like to work for a company with no bosses? Is it utopia or chaos, or a little of both? Zappos and Medium have adopted Holacracy, a management philosophy in which workers manage themselves, rather than have a boss tell them what to do. Workers from Zappos and Medium will tell you how they have dispensed with bosses and the challenges they have faced along the way.

Hashtags: #sxsw #bossless


Jason Stirman at SXSW

Jason Stirman

CEO, Lucid


John Bunch

Zappos employee


Rachel Silverman at SXSW

Rachel Silverman

Staff Reporter

The Wall Street Journal


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