2016 Schedule

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

Ignite SXSW: Behind the Curtain

Monday, March 14
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10AB
531 E 4th St

10 speakers will give you a peak behind the curtain of their 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:

Jeremiah Owyang - The Collaborative Economy for Business
Sam Gregory - Live! Camera! Action!: Livestreaming That Matters
Yiying Lu - Behind The Fail Whale: Branding and Inspiration
Liya Brook 0 Space Data!
Hillary Hartley - 18F
William Negley - Support on Their Terms: Using Tech to Help Vets
Gemma Milne - Making Science Sexy: The Missing Formula
Fitz Tepper - The Magic of Commercial Aviation
Michelle Lam - Mass Customization & A Bra just for you
David McClure

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Dave McClure

Founding Parnter

500 Startups

Fitz Tepper at SXSW

Fitz Tepper



Gemma Milne at SXSW

Gemma Milne

Creative Lab Technologist

Ogilvy & Mather

Scottish creative science-nerd obsessed with technology, design, startups, Irn Bru and pi. Creative Lab Technologist at Ogilvy Labs, bringing the incredible world of future technology and innovatio...

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Hillary Hartley



Jeremiah Owyang at SXSW

Jeremiah Owyang


Crowd Companies

Michelle Lam



Rose Broome at SXSW

Rose Broome

Founder & CEO


Rose is the co-founder and CEO of HandUp, a fundraising platform that lets you donate directly to homeless people and nonprofits. Previously, Rose served as COO at SuperBetter Labs and as a Data Ma...

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Sam Gregory at SXSW

Sam Gregory

Program Dir


Sam Gregory is the Program Director at the human rights group WITNESS (www.witness.org), focused on empowering millions of people to use video and technology for human rights effectively and ethica...

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William Negley at SXSW

William Negley

Founder & Pres

Sound Off

William Negley is the founder and President of Sound Off, an IT-based non-profit support network for U.S. military veterans. In this capacity, Mr. Negley is working to reform the manner by which ve...

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Yiying Lu at SXSW

Yiying Lu

Creative Dir

500 Startups


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