New Relic Coding CEO Takes the Stage at South by Southwest Interactive 2014

Lew Cirne to Share Secrets of Running an Innovative Company While Still Being a Software Developer

San Francisco - March 6, 2014

New Relic, Inc., the software analytics company, today announced that Founder and CEO Lew Cirne will present at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2014 on Friday, March 7 in Austin, Texas. In Cirne’s solo session, "The Case for the Coding CEO," he will discuss the benefits of being a CEO who embraces his passion for code and how innovation, failure and creative freedom are behind the next innovations for software-driven businesses.

Cirne is trailblazing a new type of leadership that is a hybrid of both business and technological skill sets. He will talk about his passion for building a product-first company and delighting customers on a daily basis, while instilling craftsmanship from the software code on up. Cirne wrote the first lines of code for New Relic’s groundbreaking software-as-a-service solution in 2007 and dedicated the company to creating products that are both simple and easy-to-use, while also offering advanced technical functionality at a price anyone can afford. Today, New Relic serves more than 80,000 active customer accounts worldwide.

SXSW Interactive Session Details:

  • Session Title: The Case for the Coding CEO
  • When: 5:00PM – 5:15PM on Friday, March 7
  • Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St – Ballroom F

About New Relic


As a leader in observability, New Relic empowers engineers with a data-driven approach to planning, building, deploying and running great software. New Relic One delivers the only unified data platform that empowers engineers to get all telemetry—metrics, events, logs and traces—paired with the most powerful full stack analysis tools to help engineers get past the 'what' to uncover the 'why.' Delivered through the industry's only consumption pricing that's intuitive and predictable, New Relic gives engineers more value for the money by helping improve planning cycle times, decrease change failure rates, accelerate release frequency and reduce mean time to resolution. This helps the world's leading brands including AB InBev, Australia Post, Banco Inter, Chegg, Gojek, REI, Signify Health, TopGolf, World Fuel Services (WFS) and Zalora improve uptime and reliability, drive operational efficiency and deliver exceptional customer experiences that fuel innovation and growth. Uncover the 'why' with New Relic at www.newrelic.com.

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