Welome To TiECON Southwest 2017
TiE Southern California’s signature annual entrepreneurship conference brings together 700+ entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and business professionals for a great combination of substantive conversation, education and peer networking.
Celebrating 25 Years Of Entrepreneurship
TiE SoCal is pleased to invite AJ Patel, the founding member of TiE. He will be sharing the story of TiE, how it got started, what TiE has accomplished, and where entrepreneurship is going.
Amazing Keynote Speakers
Erick Miller, Managing Director of Hyperspeed Ventures, and the former CEO and Founder of Vergence Labs, a company known for designing and developing wearable computer enabled video streaming glasses under the brand name Epiphany Eyewear, as well as augmented reality and virtual reality eyewear.
Anima Anandkumar, principal scientist at Amazon Web Services Cloud and Artificial Intelligence, and Bren Endowed professor at Caltech. She pioneered the research of finding global optimal in non-convex problems, a big pain point in machine learning. Anima is an academician who represents the best of both worlds—industry and academia. She has contributed significantly to major AI and ML projects at Amazon.
Jessica Cook “Jesse” Draper is an American talk show host, investor, and former actress, who is founding partner of Halogen Ventures. The daughter of Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim C. Draper, Draper began her career as an actress.
Parag Havaldar is recipient of the coveted 2017 Academy Awards for Technical Achievement. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored Parag for the development of expression-based facial performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks.
Connect. Disrupt. Innovate.
TiECon Southwest brings together highly successful and aspiring entrepreneurs from varying industries such as Machine Learning, AI, IoT, AR/VR, Entertainment, MarTech, Healthcare, Construction, Mining, Renewable Energy, Real Estate, Media and Information Technology.
The agenda features awesome keynote/plenary discussions and highly relevant break-out panels, with plenty of time for informal exchange, networking and mentorship.