Kesha, Bob Odenkirk, Buzz Aldrin Among SXSW 2017 Featured Speakers
SXSW is fast approaching, and we already know quite a few of the bands that will be there. Now we know quite of few of the speakers that will be there, too. Today, SXSW has added Jessica Shortall, managing director of the pro-LGBT business coalition Texas Competes, to previously announced keynote speakers Lee Daniels, Jennifer Doudna, Gareth Edwards, Adam Grant, Zane Lowe, Cory Richards, Nile Rodgers, and Jill Soloway. And they’re also adding a whole boatload of featured speakers, including Kesha, Bob Odenkirk of Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul/Mr. Show, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Mick Fleetwood, Sammy Hagar, Krist Novoselic, Frank Oz, the B-52s’ Cindy Wilson, Seth Rogen, John Cena, the entire cast of Veep, Senator Cory Booker, Gawker founder Nick Denton, GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis, Tinder founder Sean Rad, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, and more. So if you’re heading down to Austin, get ready for a lot of speaking!