TiEconFL: High Level Discussions for Today’s Innovators
Panel discussion from TiEconFL 2015
If there is one thing TiE Tampa Bay members know, #TiEconFL is where transformative mindshare happens.
Have you seen the jam-packed program of panel discussions featuring thought leaders and accomplished entrepreneurs talking about taking their startups to success?
Thanks to TiE’s connections, we have some world-class speakers from Silicon Valley and around the United States visiting us here in Tampa Bay. Just like our charter members and angels, they are approachable and excited to forward our mission to foster entrepreneurship. Don’t miss it! Click the image below to register today!
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Early bird pricing in place until October 1st for non-members!
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Six incredible panel discussions to fuel fascinating conversations:
Session 1: MANAGING PORTION-CONTROL AS SOFTWARE EATS HEALTHCARE
A panel discussion by practitioners in healthcare, data-sciences and automation: Shilen Patel, Chief Executive Officer and founder of HealthAxis Group; Dr. Ranjan Mahajan, President of Mahajan Medical Center. Moderated by Dr. Sunil Panchal. Our panel will discuss key trends in how healthcare is being touched by software. We will also discuss the future of healthcare – how does technology and software affect physician and nursing careers? How do trends in big data analytics, tele health, and personalized medicine help with patient outcomes, etc? How do medical practitioners achieve balance between software, automation and human touch?
Session 2: BEING SOLD ON YOUR SALES DEPARTMENT
A panel discussion about scaling up by startup founders and business development consultants: Michelle Crawford, Founder of Society+, Preston Tesvich, Co-founder and SVP of Droplit.io and Joe Hamilton, CEO of Big Sea.
Our panel will discuss everything sales: sales incentives, sales in a digital world, sales culture for next generation consumers and how to appeal to Millennials. When is the right time to bring on a sales team? How should startups best build out a sales organization to grow from seed money to multi-million dollar revenue?
Session 3: YOU GOT FUNDED – WHAT NOW?
A panel discussion by angel investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs moving from seed to Series A: K.P. Reddy, VC, Jaya Rao, co-founder & COO of Molekule — the next generation of air-purifier, and Meera Kaul, Partner, The Angels Forum, CEO, Optimus Technology & Telecom, Philanthropist. Moderated by Dr. Rajan Naik.
You got funded. What are the next steps? Our panel will discuss effective use of capital — where to spend, and where not to. Is a sales team necessary at this stage? How should you prepare your newly funded corporation for the opportunities and challenges ahead? Learn from these established entrepreneurs and investors and their experiences of taking a funded startup to success.
Session 4: WEAVING SOCIAL IMPACT INTO BUSINESS CULTURE
A panel discussion on social entrepreneurship as a cultural phenomenon in the future business world, featuring Dr. Kiran Patel, Katlyn Grasso, founder and CEO of GenHERation, and Ramesh Sambasivan. Moderated by Taylor Wallace.
Established social entrepreneurs with a track record of incorporating social initiatives into a company’s mission discuss measurable initiatives and the positive impact such plans can have on consumers, employees, partners and, in particular, Millennials.
Session 5: IS FOODTECH AN ACQUIRED TASTE?
A panel discussion exploring innovation in food and beverages: featuring Rob Povolny, Founder of Fresco Foods, Inc; Nathaniel Waring, Founder of Bizu.me — bringing food, technology and brands together; Stevie Morgan, Founder & CEO of CaterMeFit. Moderated by Kunal Jain.
Our veterans of food and beverage marketing discuss the impact of technology on the industry: including social and digital media trends and their effect on how we interact with brands, how we consume food and drink, and how the industry as a whole is reacting. Future trends will also be discussed.
A panel discussion on trends in IoT, Big Data, Augmented Reality, and Privacy, featuring: Brian Brackeen, CEO and founder of Kairos.com; Nathan Barnett, Founder and CEO of Swarmify — putting an end to video buffering; and Gary Martz, Director of IoT and Connectivity Market Development at Intel Corporation. Moderated by Shamit Patel.
This diverse and expert panel will discuss opportunities in the new connected world. How is IoT changing the way we live. Big Data is everywhere and it’s impact on our everyday lives. Data breaches and hacks are an almost everyday occurrence. How can we take advantage of opportunities in this eco-system.
Last year’s event SOLD OUT! Make sure you don’t miss on the most electric entrepreneurship event of the year.
After a productive day of authentic networking, it’s time to unwind with friends old and new at TiEball! Enjoy a cocktail hour for more talk time, a stunning banquet and magnificent entertainment from Bollywood dancers from C Studios, Orlando!
TiEconFL & TiEball Details:
Date: October 15th, 2016
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens
3705 Spectrum Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612