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The Indus Entrepreneurs Conference 2013

TiE Con Southwest, Los Angeles

Cerritos, California, Nov 09, 2013
NRIpress-Club/ Raj Srinivasan
Photos by Srini Natarajan

.Innovation and Execution marked the TiE Southwest Annual TiECon: Saturday, November 9, 2013 onwards, at Sheraton Hotel, Cerritos, California.

Mr. Navneet Chugh, the unassuming but charismatic speaker, the lawyer, the leader, the philanthropist is the sole reason of success of TiE Global, TiE Southwest, and its Chapters worldwide.  He lead this conference through his staff including attorneys, CPAs, and the like. 

The keynote speakers Mr. Mohnish Pabrai, an investment banker, Mr. Jai Khanna, a film financier, and Ms. Anita Raghavan were captivating the audience in their unique way. 

Three Keynotes, nine panel sessions, 51 speakers, vendor exhibits, entertainment, 
TiECON SouthWest is TiE Southern California's signature annual conference bringing together some 1000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and business professionals for a good combination of substantive conversation and peer networking. The agenda featured several keynote/plenary discussions and a number of smaller breakout panels, with plenty of time for informal exchange.
This conference was a grand success, and provided an opportunity of interacting with others of mostly Indian origin, though many participants were from other ethnicity. 
• CleanTech/Solar
There were nine panels in concurrent sessions on the following topics:
• Healthcare/Biotech
• Media & Entertainment (Hollywood/Bollywood)
• Alternate Investing
• VC/Funding/Angels
• TYE (The Young Entrepreneurs)
• Social Media
• Big Data/Analytics
• Hospitality (Hotels, Restaurants)
• Franchising
TiECON SouthWest was organized by TiE South coast, TiE Arizona, TiE Rockies and TiE Nevada.
 The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently 13,000 members, including over 2,500 charter members in 57 chapters across 14 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.

The conference attendees were entertained with breakfast, lunch, and evening snacks, followed by music entertainment.