Charter Member


Abhi Mahule

Director of Engineering, Roku, Inc.

Ajay Prasad

CEO Repugen

Akbar Hussain

Regional Director Western USA Emirates

Akhilesh Rathore

Independent (Prospecting) at Independent Consultant

Anand Mahale

Head of Operations @ XSUST, Inc.

Anil Ramineni

CEO @ CQ InfoTech

Anshuman Sinha

CEO at Optizm Global

Ash Patel

President & CEO, Commercial Bank of California

Ashish Saboo

Founder & CEO, Tech-Synergy

Ashok Desai

Chief Business Officer & Founder at Zymer

Ashok Madan

Principal, The Madan Group

Azad Virk

Corporate Attorney at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Azhar Iqbal

SVP at Bank of America / Merrill Lynch

Basker Krishnan

President & CEO, ImageScan

Bharat Saoji

Vice President, Keenan & Associates, Inc.

Brad Chisum

CEO at Launch Factory

Dave Naidu

President/ CEO at Opis Capital

Deepak Chopra

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, OSI Systems, Inc.

Dhaval Kapadia, MBA

Host of Startup Steroid, Angel Investor, Serial Entrepreneur

Dinesh Sah

CEO at Wireless Power Generation + 16K UHD LFD LPD R&D Companies

Harina Kapoor

CEO & Founder, Aikyum Energy

Hershel Mehta

Partner at Mehta Ventures (Family Office)

Howard Marks

CEO and Co Founder @StartEngine Crowd Funding

Imtiaz Mohammedy

Founder and CEO of Nisum – Building Success Together

Jairam Rao

CEO at pVerify

Jay Nitturkar

CEO at pVerify

Jigar Shah

Real Estate Professional at Century 21 Discovery

Kailash Attal

CEO & Managing Partner at Abhra Inc

Krish Krishnamurthy

Director Energy Enablement Programs

Mangesh Mahajan

Partner at Watermark Venture Capital

Manish Bhardia

Partner at Think AI and Adeptek.

Manmohan Chopra

Founder at Help Save A Village

Moe Rock

Producer, Speaker, Thought Leader, and Author

Munni Krishnan, CPA

CEO and Founder of Krishnan & Associates

Murali Krishna K.

Global Account Executive – Associate Vice President at Capgemini

Narayan Pallavur 

Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

Navneet Chugh

Managing Partner, The Chugh Firm

Neeraj Bhavani

CEO, Tagnos

Neeraj Sinha

CEO, Renesan Software

Nitin Bajaj

Director, Pratham US

Founder/ Host, The Industry Show

Nitin Rai

Managing Director at Elevate Capital

Pankaj Dayal

Member, PNR Financial Services LLC

Pankaj Mundra

President / Managing Partner, Computer Technology Resources, Inc

Pankaj Raval

Managing Partner, Carbon Law Group

Parag Havaldar

R&D, Blizzard | Oscar Recepient 2017 – Vfx Effects

Pawan Gupta

Principal Managing Partner, Walter P. Moore

Raajeev Aggarwal

President, North America at Transorg Analytics, LLC

Raghu Iyer

Senior Management Strategy & Business Operations Consultant at Independent

Rajesh Shah

Co-president at M S International, Inc.

Ramesh Patel 

President, SORA Power, Inc. and Partner at TCA

Ramesh Patel

CPA Partner at Chugh LLP

Ravi Sharma

CEO, OOtify

Rashi Bahri Chitnis

CEO/Founder, Shoonya

Ravi Sawhney

Founder and CEO RKS Design,

Founder Loan Gifting and Guitar Gear

Ravindra Kondagunta

Growth Catalyst; Commercialization Enabler

Rushabh Mehta

CEO, Matchbook Services

Sanjay Shrivastava

Vice President, Upstream Marketing and Strategy at BTG plc

Sanjay Dalal

CEO, oGoing ☀ B2B Community | Helping SMB Find New Customers

Santosh Sahoo

CEO, Board Member, Advisor, Management Consultant

Sarbajit Singh

Senior Agent, New York Life

Satya Yeruva

Certified Public Accountant, The Chugh Firm

Seema Kumar

Vice President, Innovation, Global Health, and Policy Communication

Shankar Ram

Serial Entrepreneur & Investor Tech Coast Angels

Siddharth Pathak

ERP Expert, Managing Partner at EPIQ Infotech

Smita G. Bagla

CEO, Aligned Strategies, AlignStra Ventures

Srikanth Ramachandra

President @NTrust Infotech

Swami Nathan

General Partner, Threshold Partners

Tony Srivastava

CEO, T.S. Global Investments and Capital Advisors

Venkat Kumar Yamani

Chairman, OSI Technologies

Venkat Tadanki

Investor, Advisor, Mentor Entrepreneur

Venkatesh Sankaran

CEO at Saguna Consulting and Human Gene Exploration Technologies (HUGENX)

Vijay Kotrappa

Investor, Advisor (Strategy and Execution)

Vijay Mididaddi

Founder & Managing Partner at Intueor

Vivek Reddy

Associate Scientist, Computational Biology at NeoGenomics Laboratories

Zafar Khan

CEO of RPost, Creators of Registered Email

Zeena Dhalla

Founder of VerticAlign Posture Coaching

TiE Charter Members (CMs) are successful, high profile entrepreneurs, corporate intrapreneurs and thought leaders, who have reached a stage in their professional life when they are ready, willing and able to contribute to fellow members.

  • TiE CMs are dedicated to the mission of TiE and the virtuous cycle of wealth creation, engaging and giving back to the community.
  • They believe in the merits of capitalism, and have a strong desire to help other entrepreneurs in the community.
  • Charter Membership is by invitation only and subject to a due process prescribed in the TiE bylaws.
Charter Member Benefits
  • Charter members benefit by networking with each other They derive satisfaction through helping budding entrepreneurs. They also gain opportunities to participate in start-ups in many ways.
  • Opportunity to participate in monthly events as speakers and/or panel members
  • Opportunity to serve as mentors to budding entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity to network with other successful entrepreneurs in the Bay Area
  • Opportunity to recruit talented members, interns and volunteers
  • Participate in the leadership and management of TiE at their Chapter or at the Global level through TiE Global
  • Invitation to attend annual TiE CM Retreat, an exclusive event in a destination to create closer bonds in the CM community.
  • Complementary attendance to all Flagship events hosted by TiE Chapters all over the world
  • Invitation to attend your local Chapter’s exclusive events inviting delegations, entrepreneurship focused organizations, holiday parties and entertainment mixers.
  • Free access to all Tie SoCal events for the member and a guest
  • Access to Global Charter member retreat – where charter members from across the world join and you can network.
  • As a Tie Global Charter
  • Recognition of support at all events
  • Picture on TiE SoCal website, Profile on the TiE SoCal Website, link to linked profile
  • Mention of Charter name and link on TiE SoCal Facebook page
  • On joining, introduction in the monthly newsletter
  • Free Access to all events for them and spouse
  • Invitation to CM and known leaders and professional – VIP Networking events
  • Invite to  TiE SoCal CM 2 social events  for e.g. in Palm Desert – Food and Wine Festival, another one an invite to you and your spouse for an event at sports, music concerts, motivational speaker, magic castle
  • Access to a CM only meet & greet with speakers prior to the events
  • Invites to Mixer in Hollywood, Beverly Hills
  • Discounted access to relevant premium conferences (we are setting up partnerships)
  • Free Access for 5 guests for our TiE Southwest Conference
  • Business Card size ad in TiEcon southwest magazine
  • TiE club embossed name tag
  • Information in and access to Charter Membership Directory
  • Opportunity to sponsor or participate in relevant monthly events as speakers and/or panel members
  • Opportunity to serve as mentors in mentor connect to budding entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity to exclusively network with other successful leaders in Southern California
  • First look at TiE SoCal Lab Companies
  • Participate in the leadership and management of TiE SoCal or at the Global level through TiE Global