2016 Schedule

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

BFD (Big Fat Data) Revolution

Sunday, March 13
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
500 E 4th St


It's the data we submit every day just by using our phones. Our locations, where we shop, which restaurants we prefer, and how often we Instagram are all details that are being collected. Now, innovative entrepreneurs are taking that data – available to any of us – and strategically using it to start multi-million dollar companies. From smart energy use to healthcare, available data can be a minefield of gold. We’re going to show you how it works. Meet the people who've taken the data and turned it into dollars…and learn how you can do it too.

Hashtags: #sxsw #BFDRev


Alex Laskey at SXSW

Alex Laskey

Pres & Co-Founder


Alex Laskey is the President and Co-Founder of Opower, the global leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry. Opower's technology platform combines behavioral science, data management,...

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Aneesh Chopra

Co-Founder & Exec VP

Hunch Analytics

Aneesh Chopra is the former (and first) U.S. Chief Technology Officer. As an Assistant to the President, he designed the National Wireless Initiative, helped launch Startup America, and executed an...

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Christina Winn at SXSW

Christina Winn

Dir, Business Investment Group

Arlington Economic Development

Christina Winn is the Director of Business Investment for Arlington Economic Development leading the County's efforts in business retention, national recruitment, entrepreneur support, and catalyzi...

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Paul Melby

Dir Data Science

Capital One Labs


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