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The Director of The Simpsons Movie Playing a Flaming Tuba? That’ll Be Collision

Maeve McQuillan
Published on May 4, 2017
See that cover photo above? That’s David Silverman, director of The Simpsons Movie, playing a tuba.

On fire.

At Night Summit at Collision.

And that was far from all over the three days of Collision.

5,668 seconds of Chris Sacca 🙌🏼 One Simpsons director playing a flaming tuba 🔥 173 questions on our Q&A Stage with…

Posted by Collision Conf on Thursday, 4 May 2017

19,732 people from 119 countries joined us at Collision in New Orleans.

42.6 percent of attendees came as part of our Women in Tech program.

Lauren Crampsie, Global CMO, Ogilvy, at PandaConf, Collision

173 questions were asked by attendees at our Q&A stage, which included sessions with Coca-Cola CTO Alan Boehme, astronaut Mike Massimino and Wyclef Jean.

Hip hop superstar on the Collision Q&A Stage

Talks were favorited 7,525 times on the Collision app.

Tyler Oakley and GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis live on Center Stage 

The most favorited talk was A conversation with Chris Sacca – a two-hour chat with Sacca and CNN’s Laurie Segall.

Chris Sacca on Collision Center Stage

Four dogs. Because everything’s better with dogs. Here’s Wally in registration.

605 amazing startups, including UVEye, Otto Radio and Aclima.

600+ startup-investor meetings for our Office Hours program, with 500 Startups, Union Square Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Lakestar taking part.

BETA startups at Collision 

Two pre-content meditation sessions.

102 musicians at Night Summit.

BB King Blues Club, Night Summit, May 3

And 51,001 drinks.

We had 631 international media, with journalists from Wall Street Journal, Inc, Mashable, Recode, The Verge, VentureBeat, Fast Company and more.

Was it special?

Just a lil bit.