SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.


Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Design Architect / Lobby Design

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners is one of the world’s preeminent architecture and planning practices. Across six decades of exceptionally diverse practice, two central themes are evident in the firm’s body of work - the conception or architecture as an art of placemaking and a commitment to the craft of building. With a portfolio featuring some of the world’s most recognized landmarks, the firm has received more than 200 major design awards, including 24 AIA National Honor Awards for Architecture, more than any other firm with a single studio.



Landscape Architect

dwg. is an award-winning landscape architecture firm recognized nationally and internationally for forward thinking concepts, meaningful relationships and multi-faceted design expertise. With a focus on the urban architectural landscape, we fuse urban design principles with architectural form and the natural environment by creating innovative solutions that foster authenticity and reveal the distinctive culture of each project.


Architect of Record

Gensler is a global design firm grounded in the belief that great design optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000 practitioners networked across 46 offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems

Sustainability Consultant

Established in 1975, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems is a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas. Through the creation of protocols, policies, prototypes, research and educational initiatives, The Center’s mission is to create healthy, sustainable communities that inspire ecologically innovative designs, integrate air, water, food, energy and material balanced systems, steward natural resources, and elevate community resilience, human health and economic vitality for all. 


Greenbelt Commercial

Development Consultant 

Greenbelt Commercial, LLC is an Austin, TX based commercial real estate firm. Founded in 2013, we focus on Austin's urban core, with an emphasis on unique office projects.