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SXSW 2017

SXSW Registration Opens For 2017

by Paul Cashmere on August 2, 2016

in Live,News,Noise Pro

SXSW 2017 is open for business.

Registrations for next year are now open and the first round of keynote speakers has been announced

2017 Keynotes

Jennifer Doudna (Interactive) – A professor at the University of California, Berkeley, she is a geneticist and pioneer co­-inventor of CRISPR­Cas9, a groundbreaking new technology for editing genes.

Jill Soloway (Film) – Creator of Transparent, which has won two Golden Globes and five Emmys, including one for her directing. Jill’s first feature, Afternoon Delight, won the 2013 Directing Award at Sundance.

2017 Featured Speakers

Mary Lou Jepsen – Founder and Chairman of Openwater, whose goal is MRI resolution imaging in a wearable, previously co-founded One Laptop per Child and held executive roles at Facebook, Oculus, Intel, and Google [x].

Dan Lyons – Author of the New York Times best-seller, Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble, and a former writer on HBO’s Silicon Valley.

Earvin “Magic” Johnson – NBA legend, professional sports team owner, entrepreneur, philanthropist, motivational speaker and Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises.

Candice Morgan – Head of Diversity at Pinterest, leading strategy and programs to enhance diversity and inclusion.

Adam Savage – Internationally renowned television producer, host, maker and public speaker.

Nadya Tolokonnikova – Russian conceptual artist, political activist and member of punk rock group Pussy Riot.

Ingrid Vanderveldt – Self-made businesswoman, investor and media personality, Founder & CEO of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020.

Gary Vaynerchuk – Entrepreneur, investor, four-time New York Times best-selling author, and CEO of VaynerMedia.

Amber Venz Box – Co-Founder and President of rewardStyle and the cross-channel consumer shopping service,

SXSW is on March 10-19 is Austin, Texas.

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