SXSW V2V Keynote Speakers: Learn from Three Industry Visionaries

Written by Hugh Forrest | August 7, 2013

SXSW V2V 2014 keynotes

Scheduled Sunday, August 11 through Wednesday, August 14 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, SXSW V2V focuses on many of the most popular elements of the SXSW Interactive Festival -- entrepreneurs, startups, innovation, inpsiration and massive creativity. This first-ever event also offers an impressive line-up of three keynote visionaries. Enjoy these amazing keynotes (as well as all the other SXSW V2V daytime programming and evening social activities) by purchasing your registration badge today.

Keynotes for SXSW V2V 2014 are as follows:

On Monday, August 12 change your perspective with Tony Hsieh as he discusses his approach of The City as a Startup. The Downtown Project, Tony's ambitious venture transforming downtown Las Vegas into the most community-focused large city in the world, has claimed the attention of innovators and startups around the world. Hear the story and share the experience from his eyes in this unique keynote. For a preview of Tony's speaking style and his focus on user experience, watch his Opening Remarks from the 2009 SXSW Interactive Festival.

On Tuesday, August 13 be transformed by Steve Case as he stresses the importance of The Rise of the (Entrepreneurial) Rest. Steve stands among the fearless leaders impressing the vital need for immigration reform in the United States. He also helped spearhead the viral #iMarch campaign. This address will focus on the need to develop thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems throughout the U.S. in order to ensure our continued leadership in innovation and economic growth.

On Wednesday, August 14 get inspired by Lauren Bush Lauren as she shares why Social Entrepreneurship is in the Bag. Lauren's remarkable fashion company, FEED, helps feed the world by building a set donation into the cost of each product. After just six years they have donated $6 million and 60 million meals to children around the world. In a conversation with Inc. contributing editor Donna Fenn, Lauren will share the bold trajectory of FEED—from the company's early days to the struggles and triumphs of balancing entrepreneurial aspirations with a philanthropic mission.