5101 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, California 95054

Summary: The 13th TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Conference is dedicated to providing a collaborative framework for entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists and leaders of global ITC companies to discuss the big issues facing the technology industry and entrepreneurism. Keynotes, panel discussions and case studies will focus on various business ecosystems including networking, semiconductors, software, storage, security, Internet, hospitality, wireless, life sciences, and other emerging businesses.

Who: TiE.org (Talent, Ideas and Enterprise) is a not-for-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals. Originally founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley, as ?The Indus Entrepreneurs,? reflecting the ethnic South Asian or Indus roots of the founders, it is today is an open and inclusive organization with more than 45 chapters in ten countries. TieConference brings together the talent, ideas, enterprise and people who are shaping the future of our electronic world.

What: TiECon features a series of Keynote speakers, panel discussions and networking opportunities. The ?Distinguished Speaker Series? draws upon the expertise of CEOs, CTOs, CFOs, CMOs and Rainmakers to share candid insights from personal experience. This year?s keynote speakers are John Doerr General Partner, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers; Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, United Nations; Dr. Vijay Mallya, Chairman, UB Group; David Lynch, Director & Writer, Hollywood Producer; Judy Estrin, CEO, Packet Design; Jane Wales, President & CEO, World Affairs Council, NC; T J Rodgers, CEO, Cypress Semiconductor; Howard Dean, Chairman, Democratic National Committee. The Distinguished speakers need to be in alphabetical order:
Tom Berquist, CEO, Ingres Corporation; Dr. Tom Fogarty, Professor of Surgery, Stanford University; Subrah Iyer, Chairman & CEO, WebEx Communications, Inc.; Sanjay Jha, Founder & Professor of the Network Group, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales; Guy Kawasaki, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures; Byung Moo Kim, Global CTO, SK Telecom; Rahul Merchant, CTO, Merrill Lynch Global Markets; Nobuharu Ono, President & CEO, NTT DoCoMo USA, Inc., Rick Page, Founder and CEO, The Complex Sale, Inc 10. Aliza Peleg, Managing Director, SAP Labs U.S.; David Seibel, President, Insight Partners; Linda Simensky, Senior Director of Children's Programming, PBS.

A special highlight is going to be the ?Entrepreneur?s Bazaar?. The Bazaar provides unique opportunities for entrepreneurs to schedule quality one-on-one time with industry experts from the venture capital, legal, finance and other professions.

When and Where: Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13 in the Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Hotel, 5101 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA

Official Website: http://www.tiecon.org

Added by xenia on May 5, 2006