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Event Date Fri Mar 13 CDT - Sun Mar 22 CDT (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Fri Mar 13 12:00pm - Sun Mar 22 7:00pm
Location TBA
Austin, Texas
Region Americas

Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of film, culture, music, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

With one unified conference spanning 22 tracks of programming, you’ll find more opportunities for networking, learning, and discovery than ever.

Take a look back at the programming trends we identified for SXSW 2019, and stay tuned for 2020 trends coming later in the season.

Explore our News feed for the latest South By announcements and updates throughout the season.


2020 Speakers

Peter Abaci
MD, and Cognificense, Medical Director

Chris Abbott
Founder & CEO, Botanica

AJ Abdallat
Chief Executive Officer, Beyond Limits

Mohamed Abdel-Kader
Executive Director - the Stevens Initiative, The Aspen Institute

Abdul Karim Abdullah
Founder, Afrochella

Shireen Abdullah
Yumlish, CEO

Michael Abels
Composer, Michael Abels

Cortnie Abercrombie
AI Truth, CEO

Dezi Abeyta
Foodtalk Nutrition LLC, Owner, Online Nutrition Coach

Kalia Abiade
Pillars Fund, Manging Dir

Natalie Aboudaoud
Scribe Media, Senior Publishing Manager

Sandy Abrams, CEO/Founder

Grace Abuhamad
Element AI, Advisor, Government Relations and Public Policy

Tsehaitu Abye
Black Dragon Breakfast Club, Creator of Collective Communities

Francesca Accinelli
Telefilm Canada, Director, Promotion and Communications

Tanya Acevdo
Houston Texas Airport System, Chief Technology Officer

Jose Acevedo
Tiny Reparations, Head Of Development

Sylvia Acevedo
Girl Scouts of the USA, CEO

André Aciman
Bestselling Author

Charlie Ackerman
BOSCH, Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Jensen Ackles
Supernatural, Series Star

Laurie Actman
Penn Center For Innovation at The University Of Pennsylvania, Chief Marketing, Communications and Program Officer

Mariana Acuña
Glassbox Technologies, Chief Product Officer/Co-Founder

Bill Adair
Duke University, Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy

Kristin Adair
Unchained Media Collective, Co-Founder & Creative Director

Sandra Adair
Found Piece Productions, Editor

Jackie Adam
AccessW3, Web Accessibility Engineer

Paul Adam
Pearson, Mobile Accessibility Specialist

Anthony “Spice” Adams
ABC Television, Chicago Bears, Co-Host Of “The Great American Baking S How” “Btn Tailgate Show” And “Inside The Bears”

Elena Adams
Johns Hokpkins University, DART Mission Systems Engineer

Jacqueline Adams
J Adams: Strategic Communications, Llc, President

Trevor Addie
Ebnerds Multi Media Ent, Stunt Coordinator/Director

Lou Adducci
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Director of Community

Simidele Adeagbo
SimiSleighs Enterprises, LLC, Founder & CEO

Hassan Aden
The Aden Group LLC, Founder

Helen Adeosun
Care Academy, CEO and President, Co-Founder

Alexandra Adey
Spotify, Partner Manager & Producer

Jim Adler
Toyota AI Ventures, Founding Managing Director

Manny Adler
Snap Inc, Manager, Music Product Strategy and Editorial

Nikhil Advani
World Wildlife Fund, Director - Climate, Communities and Wildlife, World Wildlife Fund

Dr. Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty
Arizona State University, Assistant Professor, School For The Future Of Innovation In Society

Neha Agarwal
Think Company, Design Lead

Erica Agrodnia
HubSpot, Customer Training Specialist

Eliza Aguhar
The Knowledge Society (TKS), Innovator

Maria Agui Carter
Writer/Director, Iguana Films & Emerson College Prof.

Pamela Aguilar
PBS, Dir Program & Dev Indie Film

Alyssa Aguirre
Manager, University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School

Gabriela Agustini
Founder, Olabi

Rafael Agustín
Executive Director, Latino Film Institute

Yoojung Ahn
Head Of Design, Waymo

Kaci Aitchison
Esports Personality, Valve Corporation

Lindsay Aitchison
Space Technologist, NASA

Omar Ajmeri
Sr. Analytical Lead, Media and Entertainment, Google

Berkant Akarcan
Head Of Creative, 140journos

David Aktary

Juan Alanis
Co-founder, Big Oak Tree Media

Abdeslam Alaoui
Festival Director, MOGA

Helge Albers
Producer, Achtung Panda! Media

Josiah Albertsen
Partner Manager, Catalog Specialist, Pandora

Ramses Alcaide
Ceo, Neurable

Mohamed Al Daradji
Executive Producer

Betty Aldworth
Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Naz Aletaha
Head of Global Esports Partnerships & Business Development, Riot Games

Charles Alexander
CEO/Founder, Outside The Box Music/Systemic Music

Jakub Alexander
Playlist Manager / A&R, Symphonic Distribution

Jane Alexander
Chief Digital Information Officer, The Cleveland Museum of Art

Jeremiah Alexander
Founder Wiarframe, wiARframe, Inc.

Sarah Alexander
Coo, RubiconMD

Steve Alexander
President and CEO, The Association Of Plastic Recyclers

Narbé Alexandrian
President & CEO, Canopy Rivers

Kristina Alicia
Survivor Advocate, Self-Employed

Ferdi Alici

Kem Alily
Marketing Manager, Google Cloud

Amber Allen
CEO, Double A Labs

Catherine Allen
Founder And Ceo, Limina Immersive

Chris Allen
Artist, Event Coordinator, EyeQ Music

Danette Allen
Senior Technologist (St) For Intelligent Flight Systems, NASA

Danny Allen
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships In Global Diversity & Inclusion, SAP

Emma Allen
Cartoon Editor, The New Yorker

Mark Allen
Music Supervisor/Creative Sync Manager, Recent Futures/Thinksyncmusic

Nick Allen
Professor of Psychology, Founder and CEO, University of Oregon, Ksana Health

Robert Nathan Allen
President, Little Herds

Doug Allenstein
Chief Creative Officer, Supersphere

Taylor Allen
Editor, The Simpsons

Pam Allison
Executive Director, Warner Bros. Entertainment

Meredith Alloway
Journalist & Filmmaker, Filmmaker Magazine

Par Almqvist
Ceo, Tracklib

Mona Al-Mukhaizeem
Managing Partner, Savour Ventures

Casandra Alston
Board President, Agliff All Genders Lifestyles And Identities Film Festival

Sarah Altschuller
Counsel, Business & Human Rights, Verizon Media

James Altucher
Author/Investor/Entrepreneur/Podcast Host/Founder, The James Altucher Show

Jairo Alvarado
Manager, Circle of Confusion

Melissa Alvarado
Asst Professor, St Edward's University

A.J. Alvarez
Director, LATAM Marketing, Symphonic Distribution

Carlos Alvarez
A&R/Publishing, Azteca Music Group

Eman Aly
social media manager, JAMA Network (American Medical Assoc)

Jordan Amadio
Attending Neurosurgeon, Ascension Seton / University of Texas Dell Seton Medical Center

Alexandre Amancio
Founder & Ceo, Reflector Entertainment Ltd.

Kainaz Amaria
Visuals Editor, Vox Media

Kerry Amato
Exec Director Health Innovation, HIMSS

Steven Ambers
Vice President, Corporate Development, SOCAN

Kareem Ameen
Director, Programmatic Strategy & Campaign Management, Cadreon

Lily Ames
Founder UK Audio Network and Head of Production at Chalk & Blade, Chalke & Blade

Sanjay Amin
Head of YouTube Music Subscription Partnerships, YouTube

Fady A. Nagieb
editor, Scene Noise

Keith Ancker
Producer, The Soundcasting Network

Krishna Andavolu
Vice Media Correspondent, Executive Producer of Weediquette, VICE

Amber Anderson
Co-founder + Head of Strategy, Tote + Pears

Brent Anderson
Chief Creative Officer, TBWA Media Arts Lab

Joel Anderson
Host, Slate Magazine

Lee Anderson
Part Time Faculty, Parsons School of Design

Marques Anderson
Founder And Ceo, Urban Matrix One

W.j. Anderson
Attorney, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Ivelyse Andino
CEO & Founder, Radical Health

Erika Andiola
Chief Advocacy Officer, RAICES

Takeshi Ando
Manager, Panasonic Corporation

Jack Andraka
Founder/President, Andraka Technologies, LLC

Rich Andre
Associate Pastor, St Austin Catholic Parish

Alex Andrews
Co Founder Of Swop Behind Bars, SWOP Behind Bars and SWOPUSA

Jill Angelo

Kevin Ang
VR Artist and Community Leader (XR Artists Collective)

Anthony J Annunziata
Ibm Q Network Director, IBM

Yaw Anokwa
CEO, Nafundi

Anousheh Ansari

Brendon Anthony
Director, Texas Music Office

Alex Antonelli
Director Of Science, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Judd Apatow
Director, Comedian, Apatow Productions

Shelby Aranyi
Service Designer, IBM

Ray Arata
Founder, Better Man Conference

Michelle Arbov
Vice President, Head of M&A, IAC

Adelle Archer
CEO & Co Founder, Eterneva

Jenny Arden
Director Designer, Lyft

Kyle Ardoin
Louisiana Secretary of State, State of Louisiana

Gustavo Arellano
Writer, LA Times

Gracie Arenas Strittmatter
Technical Art Director & Deputy Director of Art and Animation, BioWare

Ed Arentz
Director, Greenwich Entertainment

Steve Arhancet
Co-CEO & Owner, Team Liquid

Lale Arikoglu
Senior Lifestyle Editor & Co-Host Women Who Travel Podcast, Condé Nast Traveler

Isabel Arisso
Director, Synchronization, Concord Music

Sergey Arkhangelskiy

Jennie Armon
EP/Music Supervisor, Found Objects Music Production

Dan Armstrong
SVP, Distributed Commerce, Ticketmaster

Lance Armstrong

Gabo Arora
Director, Johns Hopkins University Iset

Joey Arora
Director Of Community Development For Air Force Innovation, United States Air Force

Armelle Arrou
Head Of Corporate Communication, Events & Partnerships, UNESCO

Zane Arseno
Supervisor Of The Reverchon Recreation Center, City of Dallas

Adimika Arthur
Executive Director, Health Tech For Medicaid (HT4M)

Alua Arthur
Death Doula & Founder, Going With Grace

Bea Arthur
Founder & CEO, Psychotherapist, The Difference

Rachel Arthur
Co-founder & Chief Innovation Officer, The Current Global

Adi Arul
Founder/CEO, Emrit

Eric Asche
Chief Mktg & Strategy Officer, Truth Initiative

Rosa Asciolla
Head of North America, Artist & Label Marketing, Spotify

Lara Ashmore
Director, Emerging Technologies, Center for BrainHealth at University of Texas at Dallas

Mohammed Ashour
Co-Founder and CEO, Aspire Food Group

Ricki Askin
Vice President, Music Services & Licensing, VICE Media

Anabella Aspiras
Senior Manager, Diversify Health

Jennifer Atala
Director of Business Development, Crosscomm, Inc.

Alex Atallah
Co-Founder, Cto,

Lucia Athens
Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Austin

Martin Atkins
Founder, Invisible Records

Cliff Atkinson
SVP, Executive Director, Digital Media, RPA

Tamara Atkinson
CEO, Workforce Solutions Capital Area

Jesse Atwell
Assoc Partner, Triple 8 Management

Caryl Atwood
Senior Vice President, Sales & Streaming, Sony Music

Jeanelle Augustin
Film Programmer, True / False Film Fest

Kelsey August
Chairwoman, Central Texas Angel Network

Marco Aurelio Cesarino
Director Of Product, EmbraerX

Doll Avant
Founder And Ceo, Aquagenuity

Meredith Averill
Executive Producer/Showrunner, Locke & Key

Nora Ayanian
Assistant Professor And Andrew And Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair, University of Southern California

George Aye
Co-Founder and Director of Innovation, Greater Good Studio

Faisal Azam
Editor / Writer, Diversity in the Edit Room Mentee

Danielle Azoulay
Head of CSR & Sustainability, L'Oreal USA

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors and Partners


• White Claw
• American Express
• Austin Chronicle

• Visible

• Austin Convention Center
• eventbase
• Hootsuite
• CP Communications