TiECON Chennai goes virtual in 2020, connecting entrepreneurs from across the globe

Chennai: TiE Chennai is all set to embrace the post-pandemic order by hosting its annual flagship entrepreneurial conclave TiECON Chennai 2020 virtually. Themed around ‘Discover new horizons’ and with sessions scheduled every evening between October 5th and 9th, the conference will also host sessions by eminent personalities from the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem including Mr Harsh Mariwala, Founder and Chairman, Marico; Mr Piyush Gupta, CEO and Director of DBS Group; Mr Nandu Nandkishore, Former CEO of Nestle Nutrition and investor; Ms Maya Hari, Vice President and Managing Director of Twitter – APAC; Mr Deep Kalra, Founder & Group Executive Chairman, MakeMyTrip; Mr TV. Mohandas Pai, Chairman – Aarin Capital and Manipal Global Education and many more.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr C K Ranganathan (President, TiE Chennai and CMD, CavinKare) said, “Every crisis is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to build innovative solutions. COVID-19 has made many re-look at the way businesses are administrated and take a step back to power it further with innovation. We at TiE Chennai are undeterred in our pursuit to connect, mentor and guide aspiring entrepreneurs, especially in trying times. The pandemic has pushed us to host our annual conference virtually presenting an opportunity for us bring eminent entrepreneurial minds from across the globe and connect them with our local business warriors. I am confident that this year’s conference will be a synergy of innovation set to open newer paths in the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem.”

In a first-of-its-kind effort, TiE Chennai will be also hosting an exclusive series of sessions in Tamil as part of TiECON Chennai 2020. The sessions will be helmed by industry honchos of Tamil Nadu, sharing their journey, challenges and breakthroughs. Some of prominent keynote speakers in Tamil include Mr Sridhar Vembu, Founder and CEO of ZOHO Corporation; Mr G R Ananthapadmanaban, Managing Director of GRT Jewelers; Mr G R Radhakrishnan, Managing Director of GRT Jewelers; Mr G Karthikeyan, Founder Director, GK Management Services; Mr Maran Nagarajan, CEO, Kaar Technologies; Kalaimamani Shri. V K T Balan, Chairman and Managing Director of Madura Travel Services and more.

Hosting the conference in the midst of a pandemic, TiE Chennai has also added an intriguing dimension to its annual PitchFest. The Finale, which will be a part of TiECON Chennai 2020, will witness aspiring entrepreneurs pitch innovative solutions pertinent to overcoming COVID-19. Besides the main conference, TiE Chennai will also host a public TiE Sandhai, a first-of-its-kind virtual marketplace with exposure to a global audience. Interested participants can block their tickets by calling Saurav at 95662 69358 and/or visit the official conference website https://2020.tieconchennai.com/ for more information.