Powerful speakers with innovative ideas and stories are the soul of what we do at SXSW Interactive. At the crux of each day's programming is an hour-long Keynote Presentation from 2:00-3:00 pm on each day of the event. These presentations take the form of either a solo talk, an interview, or a conversation between two individuals, but all bring to the stage some of the industry's most inspired thinkers.
For 2014, keynote speakers are as follows:
Friday, March 7 at 2:00 pm -- Austin Kleon
Sunday, March 9 at 2:00 pm -- Anne Wojcicki
Monday, March 10 at 2:00 pm -- Adam Savage
Stay tuned to the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival website for more announcements about other tech industry leaders who will deliver keynotes on Saturday, March 8, Sunday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 11.
Previous Keynotes at SXSW Interactive have included Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Daniel Ek, Felicia Day, Bruce Sterling, Nate Silver, Mark Zuckerberg, Ev Williams, Jennifer Pahlka, Mark Cuban, Malcolm Gladwell, Richard Florida, Al Franken, Heather Armstrong, Dan Rather, Sean Parker, Al Gore, Amber Case, Stewart Brand and assorted other big-picture innovators.
Click here for a full run-down of all Keynote speakers dating back to the first year of the event (1994).