Schedule

8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
103
speakers
Welcome Note by TiE SoCal and TiECON SW Leadership team
09:00 am - 09:30 am
104-A
speakers
Resurgence of Virtual Reality - current state of the art, exciting future directions and product opportunities Josh Ochoa (Sony) & Parag Havaldar (Blizzard)
09:30 - 10:00
103
speakers
Upwork IPO, Junglee Exit, Multiple Successful Startups | Smita in conversation with Beerud Sheth (Elance) & Rakesh Mathur (Junglee)
10:00 - 10:30
104-B
speakers
25 year and more: Sustaining High Growth in this Competitive World Sue Bhatia (Rose International) & Pandora Ovanessian (Caltech Entrepreneur Forum)
16:30 - 17:00
104-A
speakers
Keynote by Erik Huberman (Founder and CEO of Hawke Media)
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 104 - A
Introduction to Tie Angels Investment Strategies  Track keynote 1: Investor Point of view Track Keynote 2: Entrepreneur Success Story
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 104 - A
7-Minute Pitch Sessions (1)
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Networking
13:00 - 14:00
ROOM 104 - A
9 companies – 7-Minute Pitch Sessions (2)
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 104 - A
7-Minute Pitch Sessions (3)
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 103 - A
speakers
How AI is Impacting Startup Funding Every entrepreneur dreams about turning a great idea into a product or service that rocks the world.  Today, for that dream to come true, your offering will likely  need to incorporate AI.  In this panel, leading VCs will share their insights with entrepreneurs ...
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 103 - A
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Networking
13:00 - 13:40
ROOM 103 - A
speakers
FinTech / Blockchain Learn about latest trends and innovations in blockchain technogy and understand its application in Fintech.
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 103 - A
speakers
Trends in Big Data
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 102 - C
The Magical World of Med Tech Entrepreneurship
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 102 - C
Local Incubators, Angels & VCs who Light Up Med Tech
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Networking
13:00 - 13:40
ROOM 102 - C
speakers
Fireside Chat with Stanton Rowe – Seasoned Entrepreneur
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 102 - C
Kickstart Angel Investing : Do’s & Don’ts
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 103 - C
Catering to Millennials
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 103 - C
Creating New Experiences
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Networking
13:00 - 13:40
ROOM 103 - C
TYE Presentations
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 102 - B
speakers
Trends in VR, VFX, and Connected Products What is cool and hot in VR, Gaming, Connected Systems and Vfx.  thoughts from the panel of experts: Nitin Chawla, Shiraz Akmal, Prashant Buyala
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 102 - B
speakers
Building a Brand:  3 brand builders discuss their strategies  – Star TV: David Freeman,  You tube Brand: Ryan Nugent and  Fashion: Nina Vir
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Networking
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 102 - B
speakers
Cross Borders Entertainment Collaboration What sells across the borders. A deep dive into entertainment and bmedia trends in US,  Europe and Asia
14:45 - 16:00
102-B
speakers
Media ^ Entertainment:  Film, Media and TV: Break into Hollywood Track Keynote: Erin Gavin. Panel Discussion: What are the stakes to break-in, accomplish and sustain presence in hollywood. Raeshib Agerwhill (Producer) in conversation with actor/Director Ravi Kapoor, Writer Paul Puri, Actress Meer Simhan & erin Gavin and Comedian Mona ...
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 103 - B
speakers
Product Design & Trends for Smart Factory
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 103 -B
Connected Cars & Other Trends
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Networking
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 103 - B
Thought Leadership for C-Suite
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 104 - A
Avenues for funding, Seed Funding, Banking, Incubation, etc.
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 103 - A
Managing Corporate Culture
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 102 - C
US-India Workshop
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 103 - C
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