TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur) Chapter Malaysia supported by MSC Malaysia is organizing TiE APAC 2009 conference at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel from 2nd – 5th July 2009. It is expected around 500 delegates both local and International delegates mainly from TiE Chapter members around Asia Pacific region will congregate here in Malaysia for the first time.
The registration fee for MSC Malaysia companies, partners and clients is only RM200 for the conference.
Apart from attending the conference, entrepreneurs are welcome to participate in business matching and mentoring. Both business matching and mentoring are provided FREE OF CHARGE. Just register for business matching using the forms attached. And please fill up the attached form here.
Suren Dutia: Chief Executive Officer, TIE Global
Suren is the Chief Executive Officer of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), the world’s largest not-for-profit organization that strives to promote entrepreneurship globally. TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs. It is headquartered in Silicon Valley with a network of 53 chapters across 12 countries.He has helped establish and provided leadership for two TiE Chapters – TiE Southern California and TiE San Diego. Prior to his current role, he was the President and CEO of several technology firms. Holds a Bachelors’ degree in Chemical Engineering, a Bachelors’ degree in Political Science from Washington University, St. Louis; and an MBA from University of Dallas in Irving, Texas
Samba Murthy, Entrepreneur, Silicon Valley, CA
Silicon valley serial entrepreneur and startup CEO from the semiconductor and computer networking industry. Featured in “They made it!”, a recent book about silicon valley entrepreneurs (http://www.happyabout.info/theymadeit.php). Direct experience founding and growing venture funded semiconductor and systems companies based in silicon valley and India, managing off shore and multi geographic development teams. Proven expertise in developing & managing successful technology and product strategies. Successfully developed and launched industry’s highest performance deep packet inspection content processor three times larger than the Pentium with 500+ man years of development. Major Industry contribution is IEEE 802.3 standard Full Duplex Ethernet and Auto-negotiation protocol. Extensive industry connections including venture capital, Investment banks to source experienced talent for engineering, marketing and sales. Holds BSEE and MSEE degrees, with multiple patents on Ethernet and data communications technology. Currently, Researching several new technology areas for early stage ventures and adviser, Board member to several early stage companies in Silicon Valley.
Ashok Rao, President and CEO, Prime Wave Communications
Ashok is a successful Serial Entrepreneur with four successful start-ups and is now working on his fifth.
Prior to Prime Wave Communications, Ashok founded TRex Communications Corporation (TrexCom). TrexCom designed and sold turnkey satellite communications systems.In 2 years TrexCom revenues reached $60 million and was sold to L-3 in 2000. In 1996 he founded Enron Energy Services, the North-American retail operation of Houston-based Enron Corporation, and was its president through 1997. He grew revenues from $300 million to $2 Billion in that time period. In 1990 he founded Midcom Communications, a long distance reseller/carrier, and grew it to $250 million in annual sales before a successful IPO in 1995.
Ashok is the founder of ASCENT, the largest trade association for the long distance and wireless industry with over 1,000 members companies and served as its chairman for 2 years. Ashok is also a highly sought-after professional and motivational speaker for universities, Fortune 500 Companies, and trade organizations.
Mr. Ashok Rao, CEO of Excalibur Pictures & Producer of “Before the Rains” and “The Whisperers”, with the President George H.W. Bush Achievement in the Arts Award
Mr. Ashok Rao, CEO of the Excalibur Pictures, is highly respected and accomplished within the Bollywood/Hollywood film industry.He has produced several full length feature films, including “Before the Rains” and “The Whisperers.”He has founded four successful technology start-ups; and has served in numerous organizations, currently serving as President of the TIE organization.
Ashok has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Marquette University, and a Diploma in Financial Management from the London School of Economics.