SXSW Eco Team - Carolyn Harrold
Head of Programming

As the Head of Programming for SXSW Eco, Carolyn oversees the three days of conference content, ranging from high-level panel discussions to interactive workshops and one­-on-­one networking events. Her personal areas of specialization include clean technology, sustainable energy, water, food + ag and impact entrepreneurship. During her career she has produced events around the world with partners including the United Nations Foundation, the State Department, Bloomberg, HBO and MSNBC. Her previous experience includes journalism, public relations, marketing and sales. She graduated from Washington + Lee University with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Sociology/Anthropology. Carolyn lives on the East Side in Austin, Texas and spends her free time on DIY home renovation projects.