SXSW announce Keynotes and Featured Speakers for their 2022 line-up; including Grammy winners Lizzo and Beck

With only just over a week away until SXSW 2022 (March 11th-20th), the festival has revealed Keynotes and Featured Speakers made up of prominent industry leaders and creative visionaries from the world’s of tech, film, music, and beyond.

The Keynotes announced include three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Lizzo; 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee and eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Beck; bestselling author Neal Stephenson; and award-winning director, producer, and immersive storyteller Celine Tricart.

“The 2022 Conference program is coming together in a spectacular fashion. We could not be more thrilled to announce a Keynote lineup that includes Lizzo, Beck, Neal Stephenson, and Celine Tricart,” said Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer. “These acclaimed creatives, along with the Featured Speakers revealed today, exemplify why SXSW is an essential destination for global professionals.”

Featured Speakers announced today include Sara BareillesBEEPLECast of The BoysNikolaj Coster-WaldauMark CubanGreg DanielsJames EllroyFalon FatemiScott GallowayRenée Elise GoldsberrySec. Deb HaalandTristan HarrisFrances HaugenEthan HawkeNoah HawleyRashida JonesDonna LangleyBen McKenzieJonathan Van NessBob OdenkirkGuy RazChrissy TeigenNoah OppenheimBusy PhilippsAl RokerTye SheridanJim VandeHeiPam Wasserstein, and more.

The festival has also revealed their 2022 SXSW Hall of Fame Inductee, CEO & Founder of award-winning innovation company Emblematic Group Nonny de la Peña.

For further information on each speaker and this year’s festival, running from March 11th-20th, 2022, head to the SXSW official site.

Peter Gray

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