March 6, 2017
Take 3, Scene 19: The SXSW 2017 Preview
This episode of 'Take 3' takes us to Austin, Texas ahead of SXSW 2017, the annual tech conference which runs from March 10 to March 19 this year. Seyla Seng and Will Sherlin join us to talk about their upcoming trip to SXSW 2017, including what they're hoping to get out of the event and information on some of the talks they'll be attending during the week.
Seyla and Will will be in Austin for the Interactive portion of the conference, which runs from March 10-14. They will be soaking up talks on a wide range of topics including machine learning, artificial intelligence, design sprints, and much more. In true SXSW form, the pair plans to create original audio and 360-degree video documenting what they're seeing at the conference.
Listen to the Episode
Interested in hearing more? Tune in via the SoundCloud embed below.
- Will and Seyla share what they're hoping to get out of the conference and how they determined which topics they want to see
- They mention specific sessions they'll be attending, including The Future of Conversational UI with Hector Ouilhet and The Evolution of the Startup Community with Lorenzo Gomez
- Seyla and Will share how you can follow their every move at the conference. Here's a sneak peak: they will be tweeting from their personal accounts - @Seyy and @WillSherlin - as well as the official 3Pillar account, @3PillarGlobal. You can also catch the action on their specific hashtags, #seylaxsw and #sherlinxsw. For any 360 degree video, you can like 3Pillar on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube channel.
About the Guests
Seyla Seng is a Business Development Executive at 3Pillar Global. He held several leadership roles at United Press International, including serving as Chief Revenue Officer for almost 2 years, before joining the 3Pillar team.
Will Sherlin is the Sr. Manager of Digital Marketing at 3Pillar Global. In addition to overseeing all of 3Pillar's digital properties, marketing campaigns, and social media accounts, he hosts The Innovation Engine podcast, which has been downloaded more that 70,000 times to date and is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and SoundCloud.