Amin Simms, SXSW, Director of Registration & Credentials

Amin Simms, hails from the live music capital, Austin, TX and brings nearly three decades of experience via five industries:  Interactive, Film, and Music, as well as SXSW Gaming and Education (Edu) as Director of Registration and Credentials for SXSW, LLC.

In 2016 alone, his leadership and management of over 500 staff and volunteers, directly and indirectly impacted the Austin economy to the tune of $159.7 million dollars.  In addition to his day to day operations of the festival, Amin has become the voice of “all things SXSW” through community engagement advocacy and diversity and inclusion strategies.