SPEAKERS

Speakers serve as the medium through which the knowledge transfer to our members takes place. Our Senior Charter Members/Members/invited non Members being leading entrepreneurs across sector, they are the backbone of our chapter efforts in the transfer of knowledge as speakers at various programs/initiatives viz; our monthly programs, quarterly programs, annual #flagship events like TiEcon and other special programs on a monthly basis.

Charter Members who are highly successful senior entrepreneurs and over 500 members who are mostly CEOs of SMEs help to spread the message of entrepreneurship by speaking at various programs, through their mutual interactions and through their contacts with the entrepreneurial ecosystem of TiE SoCal

TIECON SOUTHWEST 2019 - SPEAKERS

Ashok Amritraj

Ashok Amritraj

Chairman and CEO of the Hyde Park Entertainment Group

Consul General Ambassador Sanjay Panda

Member of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS). Amb

Dr. Pradeep Khosla

Chancellor, UC San Diego

Michelle Ranavat

Founder & CEO at Ranavat Botanics

Nanxi Liu

CEO at Enplug, Inc.

Navneet Chugh

Attorney, CPA

Nitin Rai

Managing Director at Elevate Capital

Prabodh Mathur

Chief Product Development Officer at Axonics Modulation Inc.

Ram Gopal Rao

A successful entrepreneur and corporate executive

Seema Kumar

Vice President, Innovation, Global Health, and Policy Communication

Shalini Govil-Pai

GM, AndroidTV at Google

Smita Bagla

Executive Advisor| Thought Leader Product, Technology, Strategy & Transformation | PMO| Operational Excellence| Investor

Venkat Tadanki

Investor / Advisor / Mentor / Entrepreneur

Vijay Talwar

CEO Foot Locker EMEA

Ajay Prasad

Patient Acquisition Marketing Expert for Healthcare Professionals & Facilities. Angel Investor & Mentor of Startups

Amit Rajnekar

Business Strategy | Sales Leadership | Sales Training | Change Management | IT Transformation

Amit Rao

Principal iOS engineer at Comcast

Anil Advani

Managing Partner at Inventus Law

Anil Ramineni

CEO @ CQ InfoTech | Technology Solutions Company | Entrepreneur | Angel Investor | TiE SoCal Angels | anil@cqinfotech.com

Ankit H. Brahmkshatri

Trusted Advisor | Organizational Influencer | Change Agent

Anshay Saboo

Student at University High School Passionate iOS Developer and Entrepreneur Developer of the Grades App

Anshuman Sinha

Chief Executive Officer at Optizm Global

Anurag Bist

CEO at MONET, Technology Entrepreneur

Ash Patel

President and CEO – Commercial Bank of California

Ashish Saboo

Founder and CEO, Tech-Synergy, Founder, YouJustRun, TieCon Southwest 2020 Chair, Angel investor and business consultant

Azad Virk

 

Corporate Attorney at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Basker Krishnan

President & CEO ImageScan

Bentley Au

Cyber Security Expert, [CISCO, AEG]

Bhanu Panda

Co-Founder & COO at GhangorCloud

Bill Waldo

President, Vantages Business Consulting

Brian Frankel

OD Consultant + Mentor Matchmaker

Cheryl Brown

 

Small Business Consultant – Government Procurement, HR, Social Networking / Sales, Time Management and SBIR / STTR

Damos Tech

VP of US and Canada at GhangorCloud

David Subar

Chief Product Officer / Chief Technology Officer

David Warhol

CEO, Realtime TheatriX, Inc.

Deepa Prahalad

Design strategist, Social Innovator, Author, Speaker. Thinkers 50 India, Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches, Drucker Forum

Dr. Paul Puri

President at UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty Association

Dr. Sanjay Shrivastava

 

Member of the Board of Directors at Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Inc.

Erik Huberman

Founder and CEO at Hawke Media – Forbes 30 under 30 – Keynote Speaker

Gary Ahwah

SVP Information Technology at City of Hope

Gunjan Bagla

India Business Consultant, India Market Research, Global R&D Advisor

Hershel Mehta

Mehta Ventures – We are Private Investors with an obsession to see entrepreneurs succeed!

Jacob O’Mara

VP, Deputy Global Information Security Officer at PIMCO

Jacqueline Ashley, DSW, LCSW

 

★ Award-Winning Social Work Leader Driving Change ★ Helping Clients Achieve Optimal Leadership Capacity & Social Impact

James Lee

Director of Security Strategy and Operations at AEG

Jatin Chaurasia

Investing in Disruptive Ideas at Sumeru Ventures | Digital Transformation Architect | Inspirational Speaker

Kalika Gupta

VP IT , Head of Corporate , Risk & Operations Technology at Cetera Financial Group

Krishnan Unnikrishnan

Founder, Envisioner; CEO at Radiant IRIS

Mangesh Mahajan

Partner at Watermark Venture Capital

Mark Masten

 

CEO at Joolies Organic Medjool Dates

Michael Riverra

Chief Executive Officer at Association for Corporate Growth – Los Angeles

Moe Rock

producer, speaker, thought leader, and author

Neil Sahota

Keynote Speaker / Business Guru / Master Inventor / Tech Coast Angel / Author

Nitin Chawla

Head, Connected Experiences (Walt Disney Imagineering) – Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Product

Pankaj Raval

Counsel for deal makers and risk takers®️Helping entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and investors

Parag Havaldar

 

Software R&D Lead at Blizzard Entertainment

Pat Cassidy

Commercial Officer, San Diego U.S.

Pramod Kunju

Data Guru | Author | Keynote Speaker

Raj Nihalani

C Suite Corporate Leader, BD & Innovation Catalyst in Med Devices & Life Sciences, Founder of Gastric Vest (15,200 +)

Ravi Sharma

Founder (OOTify) | TiE Angel Investor | Mentor

Sangam Pant

TBD after Reboot & Recharge

Sanjay B Dalal

CEO, oGoing ☀️ B2B Community | Helping SMB find new customers | SEO, Social Media, Search, Website Digital Marketing

Saranathan Govindarajan

Vice President, GTO at Mattel, Inc.

Shankar Ram

Entrepreneur, Investor, Mentor at SAKRA L.P.

Sharon Peykar, ACSW

Psychotherapist in Private Practice

Shreedhar Kothari

Vice President at Gumbiner Savett

Shuja Paul

Global Business Development Executive

Smita Siddhanti

 

Dr. Smita Siddhanti,, is the President of EnDyna Inc. and President of the DC chapter of TiE – The Indus Enterpreneurs

Sonia Bhalla

Film & Television Director -DGA – multicamera and single camera. ABC/DISNEY Television Directing Fellowship

Sunil Hadap Principal Applied Scientist at Amazon CG, CV, AI – Researcher, Practitioner

Sunil Hadap

CG, CV, AI – Researcher, Practitioner

Vandana Gupta

Owner, IIT

Vijay Ganti

Product & ML/AI Executive – I AM HIRING!

Vish Nath

GM and Global Head – Data and Artificial Intelligence

SPEAKERS FROM PAST EVENTS

JOHN MATTISON

Asst. Med. Dir. Chief Health Information Officer, Kaiser PermanenteASST.

JESSE DRAPER

Founding Partner, Halogen Ventures

PARAG HAVALDAR

Oscar Academy Award -2017 for Technical Achievement, R&D lead at Blizzard

ERICK MILLER

Managing Director of Hyperspeed Ventures

ANIMA ANANDKUMAR

Principal Scientist at Amazon AI

AJ PATEL

TIE Founder

DR. SUHAS PATIL

Chairman, TiE Global, TiE Co-Founder

RAJ KRISHNAMOORTHI

U.S. Representative (Democrat- IL 8th District)

NAVNEET CHUGH

CEO & Founder, Chugh Firm

AUGUST BRADLEY

Executive Producer and Host of MIND & MACHINE

Deepak Ahuja

CFO
Tesla

Doug Merritt

President & CEO
Splunk

Dr. Romesh WadhwaniL

Founder and CEO -…
Founder and Chairman -…

Dr. Vishal Sikka

Thought Leader
AI

Hadi Partovi

CEO
Code.org

Harmit Singh

EVP and CFO
Levi Strauss

Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman and Founder
Zscaler

Jyoti Bansal

CEO and Co-founder
Harness

M.R. Rangaswami

Founder
Sand Hill Group

Thomas Kurian

President, Product…
Oracle

Vasant Prabhu

EVP & CFO
Visa

Alexandra Sasha Johnson

Managing Director
Global Technology Capital

Amit Zavery

EVP, Oracle Cloud…

Anju Patwardhan

Managing Director
Creditease

Ankit Bhatia

CEO & Co-founder
Sapien

Ann Barlow

Board Chair
Watermark

Arun M. Kumar

Chairman and CEO
KPMG India

Barrington Miller

Director
Canadian Securities…

Beth Smith

General Manager, IBM…
IBM

Brandon Chew

Regional Director
Singapore Economic…

Charlotte Danielsson

Executive Director
Silicon Vikings

Christa Steele

Former CEO, Mechanics…
Boardroom Consulting LLC

Dipti Vachani

Vice President, Internet…
Intel

Dr. C. Mohan

IBM Fellow &…
IBM Almaden Research…

Dr. John Mattison

Chief Health Information…
Kaiser Permanente

Dr. Nicole Forsgren

CEO
DevOps Research and…

Dr. Richard B. Dasher

Director, US-Asia…
Stanford University

Dr. Vanila M Singh

Chief Medical Officer
U.S. Dept. of HHS,…

Dr. Vijay Pande

General Partner
Andreessen Horowitz

Ellen Petry Leanse

Coach, Instructor, and…
Work In Progress

Hassan Sawaf

Director, Artificial…
Amazon Web Service

Inhi Cho Suh

GM Watson Customer…
IBM

Ivanhoe Chang

Director
Hong Kong Economic and…

Pedro Sorrentino

Co-founder and Managing…
ONEVC

Penny Harwood

SVP Business Development
London & Partners

Rahul Kashyap

Global CTO
Cylance

Ram Reddy

President
TiE Silicon Valley

Rana Sarkar

Consul General
Consulate General of…

Richardo Burciaga

CEO
RH3 Inc, TiE Laguna…

SC Moatti

Managing Partner
Mighty Capital

Srikant Sharma

GVP Customer Success
Marketo

Telle Whitney

Former CEO, Consultant…
Anita Borg Institute

Tony Shakib

General Manager
Microsoft

Rahul Sandil

Vice President -…
HTC VIVE | VIVEPORT

Shad Laws

Director of Advanced…
Peloton Technology

Gaurav Bansal

Principal Researcher
Toyota InfoTechnology…

Han Jin

Cofounder/CEO
Lucid

Nagajyothi Nookula

Senior Product Manager
Amazon Web Services,…

Vijay Nadkarni

Global Head, Artificial…
Visteon Corporation

Aashima Gupta

Global Head – Healthcare…
Google

Abhinav Lohia

Vice President
CanAm Enterprises

Aditi Bagepalli

Founder
WILL BE THERE FOUNDATION

Ahsan Mir

CISO
Autodesk

Ajit Deshpande

VP Marketing Business…
Salesforce

Alan Chiu

Partner
XSeed Capital

Alex Fedosseev

CEO & Founder
1World Online

Alex Bessonov

Founder and CEO
BitClave

Alexander Fred-Ojala

Research Director, Data…
Applied Innovation…

Amar Singh Rathor

Executive Director
Standard Chartered Bank

Amarpreet Singh

Marketing Lead
Square

Amit Sinha, Ph. D

Chief Technology…
Zscaler

Amy Guarino

COO
Kyndi, Inc.