2016 Schedule

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

Wikipedia: Beyond the Encyclopedia

Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
531 E 4th St

Wikipedia has inspired everything from hitchhiking robots to pizza parties to improved cancer detection, while serving nearly half a billion users per month. Since Jimmy Wales created Wikipedia in 2001, people on every continent have used Wikipedia’s open, freely-licensed content and platform as an invitation for creativity, community, and communication. What does the future hold for one of the world’s most beloved sites? What’s the next thing in learning, sharing, and knowledge? Guy Kawasaki, chief evangelist of Canva, will interview Jimmy Wales, founder of the Wikimedia Foundation, about the future of everyone’s favorite real-life guide to the galaxy.

Hashtags: #sxsw #sxswiki


Guy Kawasaki at SXSW

Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist of Canva/Trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation


Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the autho...

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Jimmy Wales at SXSW

Jimmy Wales

Founder of Wikipedia



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