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Speakers

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Mevan Babakar
Digital Prod Mgr
Full Fact
Rafael Baca
Patent Attorney/Managing Member
R Baca Law Firm PLLC
Ricardo Baca
CEO & Founder
Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency
Ashley Baccus-Clark
Dir of Research & Dev
Hyphen-Labs
Tori Bachan
Founder & Talent Mgr
Manor & Co
Michelle Bacharach
Pooja Badlani
Rita Baghdadi
C-Level
Pop Smoke Productions
Pavan  Bahl
Founder & CEO
Open Source Fashion
Tracey Baird
Producer
Thank You Brain! Productions
Ross Baird
CEO
Village Capital
Lanre Bakare
Arts Editor
The Guardian
Garrett Baker
Acct Mgr
Rock Paper Scissors
James Baker
Dir of National Security & Cybersecurity
R Street Institute
Lara Baker
Dir of Business Dev, UK & Ireland
Songtrust
Shilpa Bakre
Senior Director, Issues & Reputation Management
Carnegie Mellon University
Phil Balagtas
UX Design Dir
GE Aviation
Girish Balakrishnan
Sr. Mgr Virtual Production
Netflix
Justin Baldoni
CEO & Founder
Wayfarer Entertainment
Mark Baldwin
Consultant
The Impossible Project
Lady Kinvara Balfour
Kinvara Balfour
Darryl Ballantyne
Founder & CEO
LyricFind
Elie Ballas
Jerry Media
Amy Balliett
CEO, Co-Founder, & Chief Swiss Army Knife
Killer Infographics
Adrian Ballinger
Founder
Alpenglow Expeditions
Russell Baltera
Columbia Records
Doug Bania
Principal
Nevium Intellectual Property Solutions
Adam Banicki
Sr Producer
VICE Media
Kevin Bankston
Director
New America's Open Technology Institute
Troy Bannister
Dir of Scouting & Onboarding
StartUp Health
Caio Baptista Antonio
Community Mgr
Mutato
Dean Baquet
Exec Editor
The New York Times
Vivian Barad
Tom Baran
CEO
Lumii
Parisa Barani
Dir / Producer
Human Terrain Productions
Christene Barberich
Global Editor in Chief
Refinery29
Hugues Barbier
Founder & Creative Dir
CatbirdLake LLC
Scot Barbour
VP of Production Technology
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Fernanda Barceló
Psychotherapist/Yoga Instructor
Six Elephants Therapy + Wellness
Andrew Barge
Head of Sports Broadcast Partnerships
Twitter
Angela Barkan
VP/Media & Artist Dev
Sony Music
Stephanie Barko
Founder
Stephanie Barko Literary Publicist
Sam Barlow
Ekonomisk Management
Christian Barnard
Brandolon Barnett
Dir Partner Solutions / Growfund
Global Impact / Growfund
Kelly Baron
Prod Strategist
Fjord
Richard Barone
CEO
Richard Barone Music
Greg Barr
Managing Editor
Austin Business Journal
Nanette Barragán
Congresswoman
US House of Representatives
Tom Barrett
Mayor
City of Milwaukee
Claire Barrett
Chief Privacy Officer
US Department of Transportation
Brent Barry
Head of Esports
Logitech G
Mackenzie Barth
CEO
Spoon University
Don Bartholomew
CEO
Bang-N-Records/Bartholomew Boys
Blake Bartholomew
Bang-N-Records/Bartholomew Boys
Don Bartholomew Jr
Music Producer
Bang-N-Records/Bartholomew Boys
Stephen Bartlett
Producer/Engineer/Co-Founder
The Audio Hunt
Danielle Bartolo
VP/Digital & Social Analytics
Ad Council
Dante Basco
Mark Bashore
Creative Conceptualist
Plains of Yonder
Lisa Bass
Magnolia Pictures
Ben Bateman
Sr Dir of Strategic Programs China
Indiegogo
Sunny Bates
Founder
Sunny Bates Associates
Jag Bath
Chief Digital Officer/CEO
H-E-B / Favor
Anthony Batt
Co-Founder& EVP
Wevr
Marc Battaglia
Marriott International
Kate Baucherel
Author
Galia Digital Ltd
Brian Baum
CEO
vitaTrackr
Kinder Baumgardner
Managing Principal
SWA
Ray Baumruk
Chief
Aon Consumer Experience
Lauren Bayne
Founder/Creative Dir
Offspring Agency
Edwin Beadle
Sr Mgr ntegrated Mktg at Acura Division American Honda Motor Co Inc
American Honda Motor Co
Jennifer Beall Saxton
Founder & CEO
Tot Squad
Joe Beard
Partner
Perot Jain L.P
Tod Beardsley
Dir of Research
Rapid7
Maya Beasley
Co-Founder & Principal
The T10 Group
Beatking
Producer/Artist
Jean-Pascal Beaudoin
Headspace Studio
Christina Bechhold
Samsung NEXT Ventures
Darren Bechtel
Founder/Managing Dir
Brick & Mortar Ventures
Beth Beck
NASA Open Innovation Program Mgr
NASA
Brandon Becker
VP of Global Streaming
Beggars Group
Jeffrey Becker
Chairman, Ent & Media Law Practice Group
Swanson Martin & Bell
Jake Beckman
Saved You A Click
Kate Beckman
C-Level
Fresh U
Maxine Bédat
Paul Bedwell
Co-founder & CEO
clapit
Austin Beer
Experience Designer
Huge
Bradley Beesley
Kate Begani
Agent
Paradigm Talent Agency
Jade Begay
Creative Director
NDN Collective
Brian Behm
Principal Creative
Behm Creative
Julia Beizer
Head of prod & tech + design
The Huffington Post
Teddy Bekele
CTO
Land O'Lakes
Cornell Belcher
Brilliant Corners
Michael Bell
Deputy Dir Division of Healthcare Quality Prom
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jeff Bell
CEO
LegalShield Corporation
David Hekili Bell
Airport Operations Control Supervisor
Kona International Airport
Tiffani Bell
Exec Dir/Founder
The Human Utility
Michael Bellavia
CEO
HelpsGood
Chris Bell
Producer/Engineer/Mixer
Chris Bell Productions
Karissa Bell
Reporter
Mashable
Kristen Bellstrom
Sr Editor
Fortune Magazine
Tim Belonax
Brand Designer
Pinterest
Marsha Bemko
Exec Producer
Antiques Roadshow
Brandon Benavides
Amy Bench
Filmmaker/Cinematographer
Amy Bench Cinematography
Jason Bender
Engineering Mgr
DOSH
Evonne Benedict
Audience Engagement Mgr
King 5/Tegna Media
Dominic Benford
Program Scientist
NASA
David Benioff
Creator/Exec Producer
Game Of Thrones
Roxanne Benjamin
Filmmaker
Salient
Alison Bennett
Artist/Academic
Deakin University
Opal H Bennett
Shorts Programmer
DOC NYC
Virgílio Bento
CEO & Founder
SWORD Health
Morgan Benton
Assoc Prof
James Madison University
Peter Berard
Shaked Berenson
Founder & CEO
Studio Dome
Erica Berger
Founder/CEO
Catchpool
Daniel Berger
President
Oscilloscope Laboratories
Christine Berglund
Director, Experience Design
Capital One
 Erika Bergman
Submarine Pilot & Founder of Global Engineering & Exploration Counselors (GEECs)
GEECs LLC
Salem Berhanu
Sr Software Developer
The Washington Post
Scott Berinato
Mktg Comms Dir
Harvard Business Review
Danny Berk
Snapchat Content Creator
Tony Berman
Ultimate Guitar USA LLC
Nicole Bernardi-Reis
Exec Dir
IFP Chicago
Torben Bernhard
Jay Bernhardt
Dean & Professor
Moody College of Communication
Mathew Bernstein
Fenway Sports Management
Josh Bernstein
Townsquare Media
Bonnie Bernstein
Founder
Walk Swiftly Productions
Keith Bernstein
Founder
Crunch Digital
Josh Berry
Cofounder
Econic
Kiel Berry
Co-Head SVP
Viacom Labs
Richard Berry
Mayor
City of Albuquerque
Sakchin Bessette
Co-Founder & Exec Creative Dir
Moment Factory
Bram Bessoff
Founder & Pres
indiehitmaker.com
Jessica Best
Sr Editor
Blendle
Enrique Betancourt
Former Dir
National Center For Crime Prevention Mexico
Jennifer Betka
Chief Mktg Officer
StubHub
Wieke Betten
PhD Candidate & Lecturer
Athena Institute VU University Amsterdam
Nathaniel Beuse
Assoc Admin
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Joseph Beyer
Dir of Mktg & Distribution
The Redford Center
Farrah Bezner
Head of New Business Ventures
Mondelez International
Aman Bhandari
Global Dir of Strategic Alliances
Merck
Esha Bhandari
Staff Atty
American Civil Liberties Union
Rohit Bhargava
Founder & Chief Trend Curator
The Non-Obvious Company
Pratool Bharti
PhD Candidate & Graduate Research Asst
University Of South Florida
Seraj Bharwani
Chief Analytics Officer
Visible Measures
Vikram Bhaskaran
Head of Market Dev
Pinterest
Chandra Bhat
Dir Center for Transportation Research
The University of Texas at Austin
Rais Bhuiyan
Founder
World Without Hate
Pilley Bianchi
Trainer Chaser the Border Collie
Chaser The Border Collie
Nick Bicanic
CEO
RVLVR
Monika Bickert
Head of Prod Policy & Counter-Terrorism
Facebook
Joe Biden
Vice President
Joseph Biden Foundation
Todd Bieber
Dir
Comedy Central
BC Biermann
Founder
The Heavy Projects
Gordon Bijelonic
Producer
The Tension Experience
Joshua Bingaman
Founder/CEO
HELM Boots
Phil Birch
Digital Mgr
Raw Power Management Ltd
Jon Birger
Author & Journalist
Fortune Magazine
Jayne Birkby
NASA Sagan Fellow
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Bethany Biron
Bryan Bishop
Sr Reporter
The Verge
Jackie Biskupski
Mayor
Salt Lake City
Judith Bitterli
Chief of Staff
Intel Security
Ola Bjorling
Global Dir of VR
MediaMonks
Cathi Black
VP / Music Supervisor
proTunes/Musiclink
Kate Black
Privacy Officer & Corporate Counsel
23andMe Inc
Ed Black
Pres & CEO
Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)
Nick Black
Owner
Mass Convert
Louis Black
Managing Editor
SXSW Staff/Austin Chronicle
Marsha Blackburn
US Congressman
US House of Representatives
Tyler Blackburn
Pretty Little Liars
Jaime Black
Founder
Dynasty Podcasts
Peter Blackstock
Music Writer
Austin American-Statesman
Stephen Blackwell
CSO
Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group
Maggie Blackwell
VP Technology
TAG Strategic
Philip Blaine
Pres
Robot Picnic
Rachel Blair
Alfred Blake
Asst Dir of Entrepreneurship Programs
Rutgers Business School
Jenny Blake
Owner
Jenny Blake Enterprises, LLC
Jennifer Blakeman
Chief Creative Officer
Atlas Music Group
Sandra Blakeslee
Correspondent
New York Times
Johanna Blakley
Managing Dir
The Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Erick Blandin
Project Mgr
Child's Play
Oliver Blank
Program Mgr & Sr Designer
Google.org
Aurora Blase
Sr Conference Programmer
SXSW STAFF
Melissa Blaustein
CEO
Allied For Startups
Chris Blauvelt
Founder & CEO
LaunchGood
Just Blaze
Beth Blenz-Clucas
Owner
Sugar Mountain PR
Nadya Bliss
Dir
Global Security Initiative Arizona State University
Stuart Blitz
Chief Business Officer
Seventh Sense
David Blivin
Managing Dir
Cottonwood Technology Fund
Julia Bloch
Dustin Blocker
CCO
Hand Drawn Pressing
Tove Blomgren
Creative Dir
Doberman
Michael Blonde
Strategic Account Manager
Hootsuite
Taylor Bloom
CEO
SportTechie
Jenny Bloom
VP Film & Ent
Jive PR + Digital
Brian Bloom
Partner
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP
Jeremy Bloom
CEO
Integrate
Margot Bloomstein
Principal
Appropriate
David Blumberg
Founder & Managing Partner
Blumberg Capital
Ivan Blumberg
CEO
Athletes for Hope
Jesse Blumenthal
Mgr & Technology & Innovation
Charles Koch Institute
Joerg Blumtritt
CEO
Datarella
Eric Boam
Information Designer
Eric Boam
Kamau Bobb
Program Officer
National Science Foundation
Cristina Bocanegra
Wardrobe Stylist
Diana Boccara
filmmaker
Couple Of Things
Michael Bodansky
Account Manager
Freuds
Cathy Bodine
Assoc Prof
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Katherine Boe
Program Mgr
JUCCCE
Chad Boettcher
SVP Social Impact
Univision & Fusion Media Group
Dae Bogan
Founder & CEO
TuneRegistry
Joe Bogdan
Principal
Silvershift
Doreen Bogdan-Martin
Chief/Strategic Planning & Membership Department
ITU
Bart Bohn
Dir
ATI Water
Jay Boisseau
CEO
Austin Forum on Technology & Society
Christine Bolger
United States Olympic Committee
Josh Bolinger
Founder
Colauncher
Matt Bolish
Senior Director of Production & Operations; Programmer: NYFF Convergence
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Benjamin Bollmann
Deputy CEO
swissnex San Francisco
Nate Bolotin
Partner
XYZ Films
Andrew Bolwell
Chris Bomely
Creative Dir
The Chivery
David Bonelli
Sr Attorney
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Vanessa Bonet
Artist
Dedovabo
Jennifer Bonuso
Amelie Bonvalot
Sr Digital Account Mgr
Kobalt Music Group
Cory Booker
Senator
US Senate
Steve Boom
VP Worldwide Digital Music
Amazon
Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Pres
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Jamie Boone
Sr Dir Govt Affairs
Consumer Technology Association
Vicky Boone
Casting Dir
Vicky Boone Casting
Julia Boorstin
Senior Media & Tech Correspondent
CNBC
Scott Booth
Founder & Managing Partner
Lead Edge Capital
Jean Anne Booth
CEO
UnaliWear
Meredith Borders
Contributor
Slashfilm
Nick Borenstein
Dir Content & Programming
First Look Media
Elizabeth Borges
Kristoffer Borgli
Mike Boris
Sonic Strategist | Music Supervisor | Music Producer
Jaded Melody, LLC
Talia Borodin
Founder
Amaro Science
Lisa Borodkin
Principal
Lisa Borodkin Entertainment And IP Law Group
Caroline Borolla
Publicist
Clarion Call Media
Michael Borosky
Founder & Exec Creative Dir
Eleven
Carla Borras
Dir of Digital Video
Frontline/WGBH
Carla Borsoi
Business Alchemist
Carla Borsoi
Julie Bort
Chief Tech Correspondent
Business Insider
Karlyn Borysenko
Principal
Zen Workplace
Shawn Bose
CEO
Deily.org
Anthony Bossis
Project Dir
New York University School Of Medicine
Chris Bostick
Owner
Half Step Bar
Brian Bot
Principal Scientist
Sage Bionetworks
Marcel Botha
Helena Bottemiller Evich
Sr Food & Agriculture Reporter
Politico
JJ Bouchard
Digital Media Mgr
CS Mott Children's Hospital
Caroline Boudreaux
Founder
The Miracle Foundation
Jamelle Bouie
Chief Political Correspondent
Slate
James Bourie
Chief Exec
Nisos Group
Darren Bousman
Dir
The Tension Experience
Peggy Boustany
Lead Talent Recruitment
Sid Lee
Chad Bouton
VP Advanced Engineering & Dir Center for Bioelectronic Medicine
Feinstein Institute at Northwell Health
Pascal Bouvier
Venture Partner
Santander InnoVentures
Matthew Bowers
Clinical Asst Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
Trey Bowles
President
InnoCity Partners LLC
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor
Executive Office of the Mayor, Government of District of Columbia
Steve Bowsher
Partner
InQTel
Jason Boyarski
Partner
Boyarski Fritz LLP
Scott Boyarsky
Mike Boyce
Mgr
Deep Focus
Finn Boyer
Cubedot Capital
Luke Boyer
3D Ace
Cubedot Capital
Boyfriend
Chris Boylan
Dir of Engineering
Wenner Media
Tiffany Boyle
President of Packaging & Sales
Ramo Law PC
Todd Brabec
Attorney/ Adjunct Professor/ Author
Musicandmoney.com
Brian Brackeen
John Bracken
Executive Director
Digital Public Library Of America
Peter Bradbury
Dir of Music
Sky UK Ltd
Conor Brady
CCO
Critical Mass
Alice Braga
Actress/Producer
Losbragas
Guta Braga
Mgr Music Rights Mgmt
Altafonte
Felipe Braga
Dir
Losbragas
Ankit Brahmbhatt
VP of Prod
Innit
Sean Branagan
Dir Center for Dig Media Entrepreneurship
Newhouse School at Syracuse University
Sara Brand
Founding General Partner
True Wealth Ventures
Andrew Brandt
Dir of the Jeffrey S Moorad Center for Sports Law at Villanova Law School
Villanova University School of Law
Jeff Branson
Field Engineer
SparkFun Electronics
Marco Bravo
Exec Dir
IC2 Institute
Janicza Bravo
Duane Bray
Partner/Global Head of Talent
David Bray
Sr Exec & Chief Information Officer
Federal Communications Commission
Jennifer Brea
Galen Bremer
Artistic Dir
Dance Films Association
Christine Brennan
Columnist
USA TODAY
RB Brenner
Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
Sharon Brenner
Immigration Attorney
Surowitz Immigration PC
Simone Bresi-Ando
Founder
I'mPOSSIBLE
David Bresnick
Software Engineer
The Automation Fund
Joel Breton
VP Global VR Content at HTC Vive
HTC
Kevin Breuner
SVP of Mktg, Artist Brands
CD Baby
Kate Brick
Dir State & Local Initiatives
New American Economy
John Bridges
Managing Editor
Austin American-Statesman
Adam Bridgman
Dir
Holt Ventures
Andre Briggs
Sr Software Engineer
Microsoft
Bren Briggs
Infrastructure Engineer
Ashley Brightwell
Co-Founder
Music Is Our Weapon
Jessica Brillhart
Director
Speaker
Vrai Pictures
Leila Brillson
Exec Editor
Playboy Magazine
Charlotte Brimner
Musician
Be Charlotte
Russell Briscoe
Co-Founder
GlobeKick
Ellen Broad
Assoc
Open Data Institute
Rachel Brodsky
Music Writer
Paste Magazine
Patrick Brogan
Chief Programming Officer
ArtsQuest
Craig Brommers
Po Bronson
Contributing Editor
FWD: The Future of Sports
Lisa Brook
Dir
Live Cinema UK
Rico Brooks
Garth Brooks
Jennifer Brout Psy D
Founder Sensory Processing & Emotional Regulation Program
Duke University
Joshua Browder
Founder
DoNotPay
Sonya Brown
General Partner
nvp.com
Tiffany Brown
Co-Founder/Architectural Designer/Community Outreach Extraordinaire
Urban Arts Collective
Adam Brown
Sr Editor
The diaTribe Foundation
Mallory Brown
Social Entrepreneur & Global Humanitarian
Travel Mal
Lucy Brown
Head of Film & TV/Academic/Author
University of Greenwich
Rory Brown
Pres
Bleacher Report
Chad Brown
Owner
Viryl Technologies
Michael Brown
Dir of Innovation
SXSW
James Brown
Founder
cointel.co
Steve Brown
CEO
Possibility And Purpose
Simone Browne
Assoc Prof
The University of Texas at Austin
Jeffrey Brown
Founder / Producer / Director
Big Day Pictures
Joi Brown
Founder + CEO
Culture Creators
Lauren Brown
Yoga Teacher
Wanderlust Yoga
Shayna Brown
Founder
Chez Boom
John Brownstein
Professor
Harvard Medical School
Addie Broyles
Food Writer
Austin American-Statesman
Doug Bruey
Electrical Engineering Program Lead
Synapse Product Development
Pau Brunet
Co-Founder
La Panda Productions
Heather Brunner
CEO
WP Engine
Mike Bruno
VP of Digital Content
Billboard
Daniel Brusilovsky
Digital Initiatives Lead
Golden State Warriors
Joshua Brustein
Reporter
Bloomberg
Olivia Bryant
Venture Designer
BCG Digital Ventures
Diane Bryant
EVP GM of Data Center Group
Intel Corporation
Will Bryant
Creative Dir
Will Bryant Studio
Kimberly Bryant
Founder & CEO
Black Girls CODE
Joanna Bryson
Reader
University of Bath
Ryan Bubinski
Co-Founder
Codeacademy
Leah Bublis
Sr Mgr, Creative Sync Licensing
APG
Dan Bucatinsky
Co-Founder
Is Or Isn't Entertainment
Michael Bucchino
Sr Interactive Producer
Droga5
Eron Bucciarelli
CEO
Soundstr
Maggie Jo Buchanan
Southern Dir
Young Invincibles
Amy Bucher
Behavior Change Design Dir
MadPow
Paula Buck
Operations Mgr
Beyond Emancipation
Matt Buck
CoFounder & CTO
Voxable
Cameron Buckingham
Nick Buettner
Community & Corporate Program Dir
Blue Zones
Michelle Buffardi
Food Network
Sarah Buhr
Sr Reporter
TechCrunch
Ross Buhrdorf
CEO
ZenBusiness
Jon Bulette
Creative Dir of Video Dev
Refinery29
Ward Bullard
Head of Prod Venues
Verizon
Kyle Bunch
Managing Dir
R/GA
Lisa Bunker
Social Media Librarian
Pima County Public Library
Anthony Bunnell
Chief Strategy Officer
Honest Dollar
Sid Burback
Dir of Global Commercialization Group (GCG)
UT Austin IC² Institute
Dino Burbidge
Evan Burfield
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
1776
JORDAN BURGER
Booking Agent
Madison House
Hillary Burgess
Science Coord
University of Washington: Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team
Richard James Burgess
President & CEO
American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)
Shawn Burgess Thompson
Attorney
Counsel LLP
John Burk
Pres-Concord Label Group
Concord Music Group
Sharon Burke
Sr Advisor
New America
Joshua Burke
Global Music
The Coca Cola Company
Jeffrey Burlin
Ron Burman
Pres North America
Mascot Label Group
Lauren Burmaster
Program Mgr
Oculus
Scott Burnell
Global Lead, Business Dev & Partner Management
Ford Motor Company
Catherine Burns
Artistic Dir
The Moth
Cortney Burns
Chef
Crescent Restaurant/Motze Restaurant
Bob Burns
Lead Social Media Specialist
Transportation Security Administration
Mark J Burns
Sr Writer
SportTechie
Busy Burr
VP of Innovation & Head of Humana Health Ventures
Humana
Stacey Burr
Tim Burrell-Saward
Lead Designer
Sensible Object
Elizabeth Burstein
Andrew Burt
Chief Privacy Officer & Legal Engineer
Immuta
Nicolas Burtey
Leah Burton
Dir/Centennial Campus Partnerships & Industry Alliances
North Carolina State University
Summer Anne Burton
Exec Creative Producer
BuzzFeed
Clay Busch
VP Mktg / Brand Partnerships
Danny Wimmer Presents
Richard Busch
Partner
King and Ballow
Julie Bush
Screenwriter
Jenna Bush Hager
Correspondent
NBC News
Mike Butcher
Editor-at-Large
TechCrunch
Taurean Butler
Assoc Dig Prod Mgmt
Capital One
Eve Butterly
Script Supervisor
Dries Buytaert
Co-Founder & CTO of Acquia Creator of Drupal
Acquia and Drupal
Clinton Bybee
Managing Dir& Co-Founder
Arch Venture Partners
Nicole Byer
Perfomer
Above Average
Tom Byers
Professor
Stanford University
David Byrnes
Atty
Ziffren Brittenham LLP