SXSW®

SXSW Interactive is the “experience” festival, and Mindshare@SXSW discovers and deciphers the surprise and delight of the new start-ups, products, and platforms debuting each year. The Mindshare team fans out across Austin to bring back insights for our adaptive marketing ideas and culturally relevant learnings for our clients.

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MINDSHARE@SXSWI: INTERVIEW WITH JERRY MEDIA’S MICK PURZYCKI AND JAMES OHLIGER

At SXSWi, Mindshare’s Alana Diehl and Gabriella Kaplan interviewed Jerry Media's (also known originally as @FuckJerry) Mick Purzycki and James Ohliger for insights on social metrics and ROI, and more.

Fly By From South By, Part 2

Mindshare NA's Mig Mora caught up with Lindsay Nelson, CMO of Vox Media, at SXSW. Vox Media, Inc. currently runs eight editorial brands: SB Nation, The Verge, Polygon, Curbed, Eater, Racked, Vox, and Recode. https://soundcloud.com/mindsharena/fly-by-from-south-by-part-2

Mindshare@SXSWi: Nightcap, Day Three

As day three has come to a close in Austin, here are some of the key takeaways from our rock star crew of Mindshare SXSW beat writers as we strive to bring you the highlights from the day. What is...

Is Privacy Dead?

“Privacy is dead.” – One of the first things I heard walking into day two of the SXSW Interactive sessions. There are various programming trends at this year’s convention – automation is a big one. Everything from transportation and...

Meet Koby Leung

Five lucky members of the Mindshare North America team are heading to Austin for SXSW, and we wanted to introduce you to each of them. These folks who will be sharing all manner of updates from the festival, so...

POV: SXSWi 2017

Background Austin’s SXSWi festival just wrapped: there were panels, interactive activations and galleries dedicated to the ever changing world of digital. From marketers to developers, publishers to neuroscientists, the festival had a diverse group of attendees. Below is our highlights. Details...
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What is your dream SXSW panel?

What is your dream SXSW panel? We asked Kelly Garland, Marina Golden, Taylor Davis, Koby Leung & Mig Mora - who are all headed to Austin for the festival.  

Mindshare@SXSWi: Wake Up, Austin – Sunday, March 12

Good morning from dreary Austin! The rain has subsided (for now) and we’re ready for another day running from session to session, house to house, and even a tour of the trade show! There’s some major panelists today (celebrities, investors, politicians..)...

Don’t Story-Tell, Story-Make

‘Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop and look around once in a while.’ Not only is this my favorite quote of all time, but this is a big theme at SXSW. Change is constant. It’s seemingly the...

Meet Marina Golden

Five lucky members of the Mindshare North America team are heading to Austin for SXSW, and we wanted to introduce you to each of them. These folks who will be sharing all manner of updates from the festival, so...

Mindshare@SXSWi: Interview with Ben Lerer, CEO of Group Nine Media

At SXSWi, Mindshare’s Gabriella Kaplan sat down for a Q&A with Ben Lerer, CEO of Group Nine Media (which owns brands including Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Seeker). Check out Lerer’s thoughts below on influencer marketing, content distribution, and...

How close are we to reaching Westworld?

Truthfully, while at SXSW, I was expecting to hear about advances in robots and artificial intelligence that could drive our world much closer to the tech of the HBO show in a few years. But the reality was actually...

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POV: Snapchat ‘Cameo’ Puts Your Face into GIFs

By Krishan Majithia, Account Director, FAST, Paid Social Background: Snap has announced the launch of ‘Cameos’ - a new feature allowing users to insert their face...

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