30-Second MBA The Key To Austin's Success Susan Davenport, senior vice president of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, tells Fast Company how the city—home to the uber-popular SXSW festival—stays vibrant. By Fast Company Staff Want more great ideas from top entrepreneurs? Our cameras were at SXSW; check out more videos on 30SecondMBA. Add New Comment Sign In Submit 1 Comments Texan 3 years ago Austin is a played out dump. If you like mind-numbing traffic, 100 degree days for 6 months, and the God squad for politicians...It's your place.Furthermore, she drives a Navigator. Talk to me about innovation.