In less than a month, the gang from TripIt and I will be saddling up and heading deep into the heart of Texas for SXSW. In addition to eating lots of BBQ, we’re excited to be part of the annual gathering where technology revolutions are born.
One thing I’m particularly stoked about is this year’s SXSW Mentor Session Program, where I’ll be paired with up-and-coming innovators. While the meetings are designed to be one-on-one coaching sessions, I’m sure I’ll be learning as much from my mentees as they will be from me. If you’re interested in signing up, check out the SXSW website for more info. Details should be up soon.
Additionally, our very own Thomas Marks will be speaking on a panel on why social users create unique personas on different networks alongside folks from LinkedIn, Match.com and Spych Market Analytics. Make sure you swing by the Omni Downtown (Longhorn) on Saturday, March 10th at 12:30PM to check it out or just to say hi.
- Give Me an Invite! Creating User Demand at LaunchFriday, 3/9, 3:30-4:30PM at Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon C
With speakers from TechCrunch, Rockmelt, SocialCam and Fab.com
- Community First: Lessons for Early-Stage Startups
Sunday, 3/11, 11-12PM at Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon D
With speakers from Foursquare, Airbnb, SoundCloud and Photojojo
- No Wallet? No Problem. Enter Mobile Payments.
Sunday, 3/11, 11-12PM at Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon J
With speakers from Google, American Express, 360i and NXP Semiconductors
- Let’s Get Lost: Surprise in the Social Media Age
Tuesday, 3/13, 3:30-4:30PM, Omni Downtown – Longhorn
With speakers from WIRED, Pandora, OkCupid and iCrossing
Will you be in town for the festivities? If so, we’d love to see you and hear about the things you love and the things we could make better at TripIt. Drop us a line at sxsw [at] tripitinc [dot] com.
Stay tuned and see you in Austin!