Podcast #53

Hugh Forrest – SXSW: From Austin to Awesome

Hugh Forrest has been an integral part of the SXSW movement since its inception in the late 80’s. The veteran festival director has been the visionary behind mulitple components, including primarily the interactive programming, which now sees more attendees than both its music and film counterparts. On Innovation Crush, Hugh breaks down the multiple levels of perseverance, support, and vision it’s taken for the festival -along with its participants – to rise to massive event’s current state of meteoric success.