Welcome to the digital playground and workspace of Shawn Michael O’Keefe — occasionally littered with personal thoughts, interests and inspirational tech and design content.

Shawn Michael O'KeefeShawn Michael O’Keefe is at the forefront of emerging technologies as an event producer and strategist for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas.

Beginning his passionate journey into technology at the University of Texas at Austin, he focused on convergent media in the innovative and unconventional Advanced Communications Technologies Laboratory (ACTLab) before joining the SXSW team in the year 2000.

He sometimes speaks at business, tech and design events across the globe and has presented at The Austin Forum, C’n'B at c/o Pop, Eurosonic Noorderslag, Futur en Seine, Ignite Austin, MTO Summits, TEDx, WebVisions and more.

When not working on SXSW or as a creative consultant, he likes to talk about fonts and race his bicycle around the block.