2016 Schedule

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

Presented by: Urban Airship

Innovators or Idiots: Mobile’s Next Hits and Misses

Saturday, March 12
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Courtyard Marriott
Rio Grande Ballroom
300 E 4th St

From WebTV to Google Glass, the mobile and connected device landscape is littered with products that for various reasons failed, only becoming fodder for tomorrow’s breakout, can’t-imagine-life-without sensation … or are we even there yet? In this no-holds barred Mobile Saturday session, veterans pulling the mobile, IoT and wearable strings, will detail the latest ventures and opportunities and whether they're destined to breakthrough or just break glass. Join leaders and legends, including R/GA, Eventbase and other industry leaders in this Mobile Saturday session.

Hashtags: #sxsw #mobilesat


Asif Khan


Location Based Marketing Association

Ben West at SXSW

Ben West



Ben West is the co-founder of the companies Eventbase and Intergalactic Agency which maintain offices in Vancouver, Canada, and London, UK. Eventbase creates mobile apps for some of the world’s big...

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Dylan Boyd at SXSW

Dylan Boyd

Dir New Programs Dev


R/GA Ventures is dedicated to innovation and holds the investments made by the agency through its accelerator programs. Ventures will also oversee other agency innovation and IP initiatives as well...

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Suzy Ryoo

VP of Technology & Innovation

Atom Factory


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