2016 Schedule

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

Ignite SXSW: Vice-Versa

Monday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10AB
531 E 4th St

10 speakers will offer you a different vantage point of the world. Each speakers gets 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for 5 minutes on stage. It's going to be awesome.

Titles of presentations include:

Kimbery "Dr. Goddess" Ellis - The Bombastic Brilliance of "Black Twitter" 3.0
Dana Zemack - Stick Figures and Superheroes: The Extraordinary Impact of Comics
Scotto Moore - Storytime
Leah Hunter - 30 Minute Rockstar: What You Can Play In No Time, and Why You Should Start Today.
Alistair Croll - Crapweeding
Firen Jones - Birth: The Inside Story
Mark Voelpel - Aristotelian Story Structure in 6 Seconds
Christina Wallace - Phi Is My Favorite Irrational Number. It Should Be Yours Too.
Scott Sundvor - Designing Elegant Hardware for Chemical Sensors

Hashtags: #sxsw #IgniteSXSW


Alistair Croll at SXSW

Alistair Croll


Solve For Interesting

Alistair has been an entrepreneur, author, and public speaker for nearly 20 years. He’s worked on a variety of topics, from web performance, to big data, to cloud computing, to startups, in that ti...

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Christina Wallace at SXSW

Christina Wallace

Dir, BridgeUp STEM

American Museum of Natural History

Dana Zemack at SXSW

Dana Zemack

Comic Artist VP Creative Svcs


Dana is a published comic artist, illustrator, occasional animator and technology PR pro, currently heading up the creative team at SutherlandGold. She loves comics of all kinds and has been making...

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Firen Jones at SXSW

Firen Jones

Founder & Midwife

Born Into Abundance

Firen is a licensed midwife in California and Texas. She has been caring for mothers and babies for a decade, and has worked in some of the busiest freestanding birth centers in the country. When s...

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Karen Cheng

Program Mgr

Karen X LLC

Kimberly “Dr Goddess” Ellis at SXSW

Kimberly “Dr Goddess” Ellis


Dr Goddess Arts/Fierce Star Media

Affectionately known as "Dr. Goddess," Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D. is an award-winning Scholar, Artist, Activist and Tech Entrepreneur who loves Social Media. A published author, speaker and producer,...

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Leah Hunter


Fast Company/O'Reilly

Mark Voelpel



Mike Lee at SXSW

Mike Lee

Dir of Digital Strategy


As Strategic Director, I am responsible for the development and communication of overarching digital strategies as they relate to all client objectives. As an innovator and progressive thinker, my ...

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Scott Sundvor



Scotto Moore at SXSW

Scotto Moore



Scotto Moore is a playwright and the former artist-in-residence for Ignite Seattle.


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