John Cena & Stephanie McMahon To Headline SXSW 2013 Panel This Saturday

John Cena to Headline SXSW 2013 Panel This Saturday

STAMFORD, Conn. — WWE and Echo, the first and largest real-time web platform provider, announced that they will share the strategies behind WWE’s award-winning digital programs at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference this Saturday, March 9.

The panel will feature a candid discussion with John Cena, the third most followed U.S. athlete on Facebook and Twitter with more than 17 million fans combined, and provide insight into how the 10-time WWE Champion utilizes social media to extend WWE’s brand and connect with fans.

The panel will explore how WWE is leveraging creative, media, technology and talent to become one of the most widely respected and successful brands in social TV.

With more than six hours of domestic weekly programming, 300 Live Events each year and broadcasts in more than 145 countries, WWE is in a unique position to unite the web, mobile, television and live audience experiences under an integrated digital strategy, with the goal of building the ultimate interactive experience for fans.

Last year, WWE launched an unprecedented second-screen experience, WWE Active, on its WWE flagship app, which has been downloaded more than 4.6 million times since its debut. (MORE ON WWE ACTIVE)

John Cena, WWE Superstar and 10-time WWE Champion
Stephanie McMahon, EVP, Creative, WWE
Perkins Miller, EVP, Digital Media, WWE

Khris Loux, CEO, Echo (about Echo)

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Brad Davis

Brad Davis is the editor of and He's been hooked on pro wrestling since 1989 and has attended 8 WrestleManias

  • Superlative

    Oh wow I thought SXSW was just mainly music, this is cool I’d really like to go one year.

  • nick fury

    Award winning digital programs? Such as?

  • SEScoops Is Kewl!

    Nice copy and paste technique Dirtsheets

    In typical “wrestling journalism” fashion they never quote where they stole this from.