SXSW Announces Additional Speakers

South by Southwest Conference and Festivals, which is less than two months away, released its latest lineup of keynote and featured speakers Tuesday.

The keynote speakers include Endeavor Chief Marketing Officer Bozoma Saint John, director, actress, producer and activist Olivia Wilde, and Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger joins Instagram Co-Founder Kevin Systrom in a talk moderated by TechCrunch’s Josh Constine.

SXSW kicks off March 8th and runs through March 17th at the Austin Convention Center and various others hotels and venues throughout downtown.

Other featured speakers include musician A$AP Rocky; journalist and author Jill Abramson; actress, writer, producer and director Pamela Adlon; Chairman and CEO of Vox Media Jim Bankoff; co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Priscilla Chan; Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez;

singer-songwriter David Crosby; director, producer and writer Cameron Crowe; author and popular podcaster Tim Ferriss; best-selling author Neil Gaiman and others.

“Each of the Keynote speakers announced today reflect bold and innovative talent transforming their respective industries,” Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer, said in a news release. “The breadth and diversity of the Featured Speakers make the 2019 event an even stronger and more compelling place for creatives, innovators and storytellers alike.”