Interactive Keynote Speaker Announced – Nate Silver of fivethirtyeight.com

SXSW Interactive announced February 6th that this year’s interactive speaker will be Nate Silver. Set to speak March 15th, Silver first made a name for himself by figuring out a new way to analyze the performance of baseball players. His most recent claim to fame was for accurately predicting Obama’s landslide victory.

Interviewing Silver will be BusinessWeek reporter Stephen Baker. Registration rates go up again on February 13th so get your badges now!

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February 9, 2009. sxsw.

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