Past Speakers

Panel Photo By David Fox

The inaugural SXSW V2V event in 2013 featured an engaging group of talented and innovative speakers. Visit the SXSW V2V YouTube Channel and SXSW V2V Soundcloud to hear from some of these inspiring voices. We would like to thank all the amazing professionals listed below for joining us on this adventure – and we look forward to adding new names to the list each year. If you have any questions about or corrections to this page, please contact Christine Auten.

Megan Adams, Knock Twice LLC
Usman Ahmed, eBay
Scott Allison, Teamly Inc
Daniel Alter, Alter Ego Entertainment
Pablo Arellano Jr, 3DLT.com
Christa Avampato, Chasing Down the Muse Inc
Liz Bacelar, Decoded Fashion
Micah Baldwin, Graphicly
Colin Barceloux, Rafter
Chance Barnett, Crowdfunder
Lane Becker, Greater Network
Eric Bee, Chaotic Moon Studios
Jim Belosic, Shortstack
Scott Belsky, Behance-Adobe
Angela Benton, NewME Accelerator
Ken Berkun, Labels That Talk
Brett Berman, UMeTime
Emily Best, Seed&Spark
Gil Blumenfeld, Zazoo
Danny Boice, Speek
Jennifer Bonnett, StartupChicks
Julia Boorstin, CNBC
Mark Briggs, Fork Labs Inc
Stephen Brown, Mutual Mobile
Jimmy Buchheim, SSI America
Andy Budd, Clearleft Ltd
Siobhan Bulfin, Social Code Ltd
Kyle Bunch, R/GA
Stephanie Burns, Chic CEO
Lauren Bush Lauren, FEED
Neal Cabage, The Smarter Startup
Justin Caldbeck, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Regan Carrizales, Silicon Prairie News
Steve Case, Revolution Ventures
Josh Chan, LightUp Inc
Michael Chasen, SocialRadar
Lina Chen, Nix Hydra Games
Kevin Colleran, General Catalyst Partners
Jake Colvin, National Foreign Trade Council
Meghan Conroy, CaptureProof
Liesl Copland, WME Entertainment
Andrew Crump, Bluefields
Natalie Currie
Patrick Curry, Fun Machine
Jay Cuthrell, VCE
Mark Daniel, GoalHawk
Marcus Daniels, Extreme Startups
Toby Daniels, Crowdcentric Media
Carie Davis, The Coca-Cola Company
Jenn Deering, Davis Union Metrics
Mike DeSimone, Borderfree
Maren Donovan, Zirtual
Cheryl Downing, Cheryl Downing & Associates
Kate Drane, Indiegogo
Ethan Duggan, MER LV Labs
Rick Duggan, vegasstartups.com
Riley Ennis, Immudicon
Leslie Errington, Forward Accelerator
Justin Esgar, Autriv Software Development
Antony Evans, Glowing Plant
Donna Ewart, IBM
Mark Falzone, National Immigration Forum
Matthew Faulk, BASIC
Donna Fenn, Inc Magazine
Devin Fidler, IFTF
Darlene Fiske, The Fiske Group Public Relations and Marketing Strategies
Heather Flanagan, Fish & Richardson PC
Chris Fohlin, Brooklyn United
Shari Foldes, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Natalie Fonseca, Privacy Identity Innovation
Nicole Forbes, Violet Crown Consulting
Margaret Francis, Salesforce
Gavin Freitag, Trackster Inc
Lauren Fritsch, The Coaching Collective
Jim Galis, Rocket Gaming Systems
Toni Gemayel, Banyan
Reid Genauer, Magisto
Charlotte Genevier, The Cotery
Lisa Ghisolf, Gizmo Creative Factory
Aziz Gilani, Mercury Fund
Matthew Goldman, Wallaby Financial Inc
Nicolas Gonda, Tugg Inc
Alon Goren, Invested.in
Gregory Green, Featuring.Me
Todd Greene, (mt) Media Temple
Don Grimes, Aging of America
Lindsey Grossman, Intuit
Frank Gruber, Tech Cocktail
Paul Gu, Upstart
Steve Guengerich, BroadBrush Ventures LLC
Courtney Guertin, KIIP
Krishna Gupta, Sortfolio
Sarah Hall, Harley&Co
Zachary Hamed, Harvard University
Jeff Harbach, Central Texas Angel Network
Rep Joe Heck, US House of Representatives
Ruth Hedges, Crowdfundingroadmap
Christine Herron, Intel Capital
Josef Holm, TubeStart
Jim Hopkinson, Hopkinson Creative Media LLC
Tony Hsieh, Downtown Project
Crystal Huang, ProSky
Andrew Hyde, HackFwd
Josh Inglis, Propllr PR
Luke Iseman, N/A
Kimberly James, CBM Records LLC
Jacqueline Jensen, TicketCake.com
Rich Johnson, Spark Ventures
Mary Juetten, Traklight.com
Leslie Jump, Cazeema Partners LLC
Roman Karachinsky, News360
Aren Kaser, Igor Institute
Rebecca Kaykas-Wolff, Adobe
Peter Kazanjy, TalentBin
Marshall Kirkpatrick, Little Bird
Thomas Knoll, clippPR
Dave Knox
Adam Kramer, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Nicki Krawczyk, Filthy Rich Writer
Brian Lamb, Swivl
Dale Larson, Startup Happiness
Timothy League, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Jonathan LeBlanc, PayPal
Jason Lekberg, Eleven Seven Music Group
Rieva Lesonsky, GrowBiz Media
Warren Liao, Black Lapel
Nicklaus Liow, Commonly.cc
Chuck Longanecker, Digital-Telepathy
Bryce Maddock, TaskUs
Neel Madhvani, Staples Inc
Frances Maier, TRUSTe
Bill Mainguy, Reelhouse Media
Gordon Mangione, Tipbit
Adam Marelli, Adam Marelli Photo
Amy Jo Martin, Digital Royalty
Brett Martin
Liam Martin, Staff.com
Jesse Martinez, Spark America
Madison Maxey, CRATED
Sharon Mays, ID Marketing
Dan McComas, reddit
Rosa McGill, Girls In Tech
Kevin McGinnis, Sprint Pinsight Media+
Amanda McGlothlin, Mutual Mobile
Peter McGraw, The Humor Code
James Minor, SXSW STAFF
Israel Mirsky, Annalect
Lesa Mitchell, Kauffman Foundation
Alex Mittal, FundersClub
Patty Morrissey, Groupon
Sean Murphy, Smart Design
Marc Nager, UP Global
Scott Nathan, SoundFest Inc
Michael Nieling, Ocupop
Viktor Nordstrom, CL3VER
Willo O'Brien, WilloLovesYou
Natalia Oberti, Noguera Pipeline Fellowship
Malcolm Ong, Skillshare
Damien Patton, Banjo
Sunil Paul, Sidecar
Rachel Payne, FEM Inc
Scott Perry, Sperry Media
TJ Person, Koupon Media
Janet Pierson, SXSW STAFF
Dustin Plett, 500px Inc
Brian Poger, Benefitter
Patrick Quinlan, Convercent
Jaclyn Ranere, The Orchard
Jordan Raynor, Citizinvestor Inc
Ron Reed, SXSW STAFF
Jessica Reid, Sliwerski LightSail Education
Tiffany Reiss, TheHubEdu
Allison Remsen, Mobile Future
Blake Robinson Annalect
John “J-Ro” Rodriguez, Stage Two
Jeff Rosenblum, Questus
Tuhin Roy, Fanzy
David Rush, Earshot Inc
Kate Rutter, LUXr Inc
Andy Sack, TechStars Seattle
Rodney Sampson, Kingonomics
Dave Samuel, Freestyle Capital
Joy Schoffler, Leverage PR
Elliott Schwartz, EmptyLegMarket
Joanna Schwartz, EarlyShares.com
Heather Schwarz, Lopes EarlyShares.com
Anna Beatrice Scott, Vita Vibrare
Shelly Scott, Intuit
Joelle Senter, dotloop
Rawn Shah, Alynd/Forbes.com
Randy Shefer, Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Noor Siddiqui, Thiel Fellow
Herb Sih ,Think Big Partners
Brian Simmons, Event Slice
Phil Simon
Dan Simpkins, Hillcrest Labs
James Sinclair
Jeff Slobotski, Silicon Prairie News
Diane Smith, Mobile Future
Tina Snyder, CampusWall
Calvin Soh, Ninety Nine Percent
Brian Solis, Altimeter Group
Pernille Spiers-Lopez
Shane Steele, Shane Steele
Jonathan Swanson, Thumbtack Inc
Gary Swart, oDesk
Marcy Swenson, Startup Happiness
Jennifer Taler, Stitch Factory
Lon Taylor, First Insights
Ondi Timoner, Interloper Films
Helen Todd, Sociality Squared
Elliot Tomaeno, Astrsk PR
Alex Torrenegra, VoiceBunny
Marie Trexler, StartOut
Jessica Tunon
Steven Turner, Simul TV
Chris Van Pelt, CrowdFlower
Jey Van-Sharp, MyÜberLife
Atul Vashistha, Neo Group
Cesar Vazquez, CCAN Ventures LLC
Marta Voda, Viacom Media Networks
Cory Von Wallenstein, Dyn
R Wang, Constellation Research Inc
Lori Anne, Wardi .CO
Zach Ware, Project 100/VegasTechFund
Martin Waxman, Martin Waxman Communications
Maynard Webb, Webb Investment Network
Andy White, Vegas Tech Fund
Caleb Whitmore, Analytics Pros Inc
Frank Wilson, Gamblino Inc
Erik Wolf, ORBTR.net
Erik Wullschleger, Sprint
Dave Yarnold, ServiceMax
Ana Yoerg, Pivotal Pod
William Young, Zappos/VegasTechFund
Gene Zaino, MBO Partners
Seena Zandipour, Helios
Sam Zebarjadi, Medicast

Photo by David Fox