TiEcon, The World's Largest Entrepreneurship Conference Comes to Silicon Valley May 10-11, 2019 at Santa Clara Convention Center

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Keynote speakers include Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, Arista Networks CEO Jayshree Ullal, Gigafund’s Luke Nosek

Keynote speakers such as Zoom Video Communications CEO Eric Yuan, Arista Networks CEO Jayshree Ullal, Indian Member of Parliament and author Shashi Tharoor, and Gigafund's Luke Nosek reflect the importance of TiEcon to the global technology and venture ecosystem.

TiE Silicon Valley (https://www.tieeco.org), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering global entrepreneurship, today announced the speaker lineup and agenda for TiEcon 2019 (https://www.tiecon.org), the world’s largest entrepreneurship and technology-centric conference. The 27-year-old not-for-profit boasts a global footprint of over half a million entrepreneurs, enterprise executives, and investment professionals. Last year, more than 5,000 attendees from 22 countries experienced 220 compelling industry luminary keynotes and speakers in technology and technology-related vertical industries.

TiE50 Awards (https://www.tiecon.org/TiE50Awards2019), which runs concurrently with the annual conference, is now in its tenth year. The program has exceeded $1 billion in funding for winners and top start-ups who competed and went on to be acquired by companies such as MuleSoft, AstraZeneca, and VMware.

Google Cloud is awarding $100,000 in credits for one year for the Google Cloud for Startups Surge Program (https://cloud.google.com/developers/startups) to this year’s TiE50 winners. Jason Scott from the Google Startup Program will be the honored awards presenter on the evening of May 10.

“This year’s event is highlighted by the explosive growth and diversity we have seen in our attendees and speaker lineup,” said B.J. Arun, president, TiE Silicon Valley. “Keynote speakers such as Zoom Video Communications CEO Eric Yuan, Arista Networks CEO Jayshree Ullal, Indian Member of Parliament and author Shashi Tharoor, and Gigafund's Luke Nosek reflect the importance of TiEcon to the global technology and venture ecosystem.”

This year’s topics include AI and machine learning, health technology, cybersecurity, enterprise blockchain, exponential technology, next-gen mobility, autonomous transportation and smart enterprise among the many entrepreneurship sessions.

To register for the event, visit http://www.tiecon.org/register.

About TiEcon:

TiEcon is the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, with participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global services providers. TiEcon 2018 attracted 5000+ attendees from 22 countries. Attendees include CEOs of established companies and entrepreneurs growing innovative companies in the hottest tech domains to leading investment professionals and corporate executives. The conference was listed by Worth Magazine as one of the 10 best conferences for ideas and entrepreneurship along with TEDx and the World Economic Forum. For more information, visit http://www.tiecon.org.

About TiE Silicon Valley:

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) is a not-for-profit founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives and senior professionals in the Silicon Valley. TiE is the world’s largest network of tech entrepreneurs. Today, this cohesive global network now has a footprint of half a million entrepreneurs, enterprise executives, investment professionals, and other accomplished individuals operating in 60 cities in 16 countries. TiE Silicon Valley is the largest chapter.

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