TiE Silicon Valley Announces Annual Entrepreneurship Conference May 16 and 17; Keynotes by Top Industry Leaders
Keynote speakers include CEOs of Qualcomm, Red Hat, Symphony Technology Group, Flex-N-Gate Corp.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Silicon Valley, announced today that registration is now open for TiEcon 2014, the entrepreneurs’ flagship conference on May 16, 2014 and May 17, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
“I believe 2014 is going to be a defining year for the technology industry”
Keynote speakers for this year’s conference include: Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm; Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat; Romesh T. Wadhwani, founder, chairman and CEO of Symphony Technology Group and Shahid Khan, president of Flex-N-Gate Corp. and owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Led by two seasoned entrepreneurs, BV Jagadeesh and Pradip Madan, Day 1 of the conference will address some of the industry’s hottest topics, including cloud infrastructure, big data and the Internet of Things. Day 2 will center on providing entrepreneurs with insights on the best practices for starting, funding, building, growing and creating long-term value in start-ups. In addition, there will be tracks on TiE Youth, Health Care IT, Professional Services, and Impact Investing.
“For over 20 years, TiEcon has showcased some of the most successful companies around the world and brought together the entire ecosystem of entrepreneurship including venture capitalists, thought leaders, successful entrepreneurs as well as aspiring entrepreneurs,” said Venktesh Shukla, president of TiE, Silicon Valley. “Once again, TiEcon will feature the most significant people and companies discussing the most significant issues in the hottest areas of innovation.”
“I believe 2014 is going to be a defining year for the technology industry,” said Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat. “This will be the year when cloud architectures go from experimentation to deployment and when big data goes from promise to production. The entrepreneurs at TiEcon will likely have a large impact on how these innovations develop and could potentially change our world.”
Companies that are interested can also register to be a part of the expo hall here.
Attendees can expect the usual high-impact networking opportunities with successful entrepreneurs and seasoned executives, who have launched many successful start-ups.
To register for TiEcon and receive more information on the conference, please visit www.tiecon.org.
TiEcon is the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with loyal participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global service providers. TiEcon was listed by Worth Magazine in their September 2011 issue to be among the 10 Best Conferences for Ideas and Entrepreneurship along with TED and the World Economic Forum. For more information on TiEcon, visit http://www.tiecon.org/.
TiE is a global not-for-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship through mentoring, education, and networking. We consider entrepreneurship to be the single most powerful instrument to advance global prosperity. Our greatest strength is our network of over 60 chapters in 17 countries with a worldwide membership exceeding 14,000 that includes successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate executives, and aspiring entrepreneurs. For more information on TiE, visit www.tie.org.