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Recode’s 2019 Code Conference Kicks Off In Scottsdale, Arizona

Co-Executive Producers Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka took the stage for newsmaking interviews with leaders from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and more.

Recode’s annual Code Conference kicked off today at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona for two days of hard-hitting, unscripted interviews from Recode Editor-at-large Kara Swisher, Recode Senior Correspondent Peter Kafka, as well as Vox Editor-at-large Ezra Klein and The Verge Silicon Valley Editor Casey Newton sat down with special guests including Facebook executives Adam Mosseri and Andrew Bosworth, Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, Fair Fight founder Stacey Abrams and more.

You can follow all of the coverage from Code Conference on Recode and be sure to subscribe to Recode Daily to get all the news in your inbox each day. You can find photos from today’s event here.

Announced on stage at Code Conference

We were thrilled to take the Code stage to announce two new products from Kara Swisher - a weekly newsletter, Decoded, and a national live podcast tour, Unscripted, kicking off this Fall.

Decoded with Kara Swisher

This fall we’re launching a new weekly newsletter - Decoded with Kara Swisher. As technology continues to evolve, directly changing and shaping our lives, she’ll be providing her insights in Decoded which you can receive weekly, in your inbox by subscribing here.

Unscripted with Kara Swisher

We also announced the first-ever Vox Media Podcast Network live podcast tour. This Fall we’ll kick off Unscripted with Kara Swisher, a national tour that’ll cross the country. Kara will host and interview extraordinary, badass women who have reached levels of excellence in media, entertainment, politics and sports. Stay tuned for specific dates and cities and we hope you will consider joining us!

Code Conference on-stage interviews

Watch full videos of the biggest interviews from day one of Code Conference, and head to Recode for full coverage.

Eric Ries, Founder and CEO, Long Term Stock Exchange in conversation with Vox Editor-at-large Ezra Klein

Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube in conversation with Recode Senior Correspondent Peter Kafka

Matthew Levatich, President and CEO, Harley Davidson in conversation with Recode Editor-at-large Kara Swisher

Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, Facebook & Andrew Bosworth, VP of AR/VR, Facebook in conversation with The Verge Silicon Valley Editor Casey Newton

SPOTLIGHT: David Wallace-Wells, Deputy Editor of New York Magazine and Author of The Uninhabitable Earth.

Kayvon Beykpour, Product Lead, Twitter & Vijaya Gadde, Lead Counsel, Twitter in conversation with

Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services in conversation with Recode Editor-at-large Kara Swisher

Stacey Abrams, Founder, Fair Fight & Lauren Groh-Wargo, CEO, Fair Fight Action in conversation with Vox Editor-at-large Ezra Klein

Thank you to our premier partners: BCG, Comcast, Diageo, Ericsson, Intel, Micron, Standard Industries, and TriNet; our supporting partners: Greylock Partners, IBM, NRF, OneStop, Portiviti, and Warner Media; and our official broadcast partner CNBC.

See you tomorrow for Code Conference day two featuring Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends Report; Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon; Netflix VP, Original Content Cindy Holland; Actress Natasha Lyonne and many more!