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Conference Secretariat TiE Kerala, Room No.2 A, 3rd Floor, Kurian Tower, Banerji Road, Kochi, Kerala, India-682018 Ph: +91 484 3248735

Event Partners

Wing Cdr. K Chandrasekhar, Executive Director Mob: +91 93886 16559 E-mail: info@tiekerala.org www.kerala.tie.org

www.tieconkerala.org

Conference Management Renjini: +91 95390 63888 Nirmal: +91 98467 01123

E-mail: tiecon@tiekerala.org

Retreat Management Shobha: +91 98223 03735 Pradeep: +91 98470 37194

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Join entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, investors, policy makers and thought leaders from around the globe.

TiECON KERALA 2012

TiE - The Global Network of Entrepreneurs TiE is the largest not-for-profit organization in the world committed to promoting entrepreneurship globally through Mentoring, Networking and Education.

25-26 October 2012 at Le Meridien, Kochi

2012 bal Award ins TiE Gloership Transition’ W la ra e K TiE Lead Effective For ‘Most

TiE Kerala, a chapter of TiE was registered in March 12, 2003 with ten Charter Members. Within a short span of 9 years, the chapter grew to its present strength of 41 Charter members and 165 Associate Members who are CEOs of SMEs/Professionals representing industries like IT, hospitality/tourism, food, agro, financial services, pharmaceuticals, education, consultancy, automobiles, manufacturing, etc. TiE Kerala won the TiE Global Award 2012 in the category of ‘Most Effective Leadership Transition’. The award is in recognition for the

singular distinction of executing five smooth and most successful leadership transitions since its inception.

60 Locations, 14 Countries, 5 Continents With a presence spanning the globe, TiE is the largest entrepreneurial organization in the world, with over 13,000 members in the TiE Network, including charter members and business leaders. TiE members benefit immensely by the wide network of TiE. Members have access to each other beyond their physical location and almost always have a TiE member to call on, even in a distant part of the world. Members can easily connect with one another using an Online Directory on the TiE extranet.


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Join entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, investors, policy makers and thought leaders from around the globe.

TiECON KERALA 2012

TiE - The Global Network of Entrepreneurs TiE is the largest not-for-profit organization in the world committed to promoting entrepreneurship globally through Mentoring, Networking and Education.

25-26 October 2012 at Le Meridien, Kochi

2012 bal Award ins TiE Gloership Transition’ W la ra e K TiE Lead Effective For ‘Most

TiE Kerala, a chapter of TiE was registered in March 12, 2003 with ten Charter Members. Within a short span of 9 years, the chapter grew to its present strength of 41 Charter members and 165 Associate Members who are CEOs of SMEs/Professionals representing industries like IT, hospitality/tourism, food, agro, financial services, pharmaceuticals, education, consultancy, automobiles, manufacturing, etc. TiE Kerala won the TiE Global Award 2012 in the category of ‘Most Effective Leadership Transition’. The award is in recognition for the

singular distinction of executing five smooth and most successful leadership transitions since its inception.

60 Locations, 14 Countries, 5 Continents With a presence spanning the globe, TiE is the largest entrepreneurial organization in the world, with over 13,000 members in the TiE Network, including charter members and business leaders. TiE members benefit immensely by the wide network of TiE. Members have access to each other beyond their physical location and almost always have a TiE member to call on, even in a distant part of the world. Members can easily connect with one another using an Online Directory on the TiE extranet.


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WELCOME TO TiECON KERALA 2012 Dear Friend, TiE Kerala is happy & proud to inform you that the inaugural edition of TiECON Kerala will be organized on 25th & 26th October 2012 at the Le Meridien Resort & Convention Centre, Kochi. This benchmarking knowledge summit will be followed by the TiE India Charter Member Retreat, exclusive for TiE Charter Members from 26th to 28th at the Zuri Resort & Spa in Kumarakom-one of the world’s most sought-after backwater tourism destinations. TiECON Kerala is being organized along the lines of the many successful TiECON events that have been organized by other TiE chapters across the world. The focus of this 1st ever inaugural edition will be on sectors that are green field in nature and hold immense promise for growth-Tourism & Hospitality, Wellness & Healthcare, IT & ITES, Women Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship, Education, Manufacturing, Bio-informatics and Agriculture & Food Processing. Eminent speakers and iconic personalities from across the business spectrum are slated to share their thoughts and experiences during the various concurrent tracks that are planned as part of the two-day event. TiE India Charter Member Retreat being held immediately after the TiECON Kerala from 26th evening to 28th morning at Zuri Kumarakom Resort & Spa offers a luxurious and tranquil setting, perfect for unwinding and imbibing the experiences of the preceding two days. Maya Spa at Zuri is one of the largest in South India and offers Ayurveda, Western and Oriental therapies to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body & soul. We invite you to leverage this great opportunity for sharing of knowledge by participating in TiECON Kerala 2012. Become an integral part of the intellectually stimulating event and also use this opportunity to wind down, rejuvenate and imbibe the experience the Kerala village life at TiE India Charter Member Retreat. I look forward to your confirmation of participation and to meeting you during TiECON Kerala 2012. Sincerely Yours John K Paul President, TiE Kerala


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WELCOME TO TiECON KERALA 2012 Dear Friend, TiE Kerala is happy & proud to inform you that the inaugural edition of TiECON Kerala will be organized on 25th & 26th October 2012 at the Le Meridien Resort & Convention Centre, Kochi. This benchmarking knowledge summit will be followed by the TiE India Charter Member Retreat, exclusive for TiE Charter Members from 26th to 28th at the Zuri Resort & Spa in Kumarakom-one of the world’s most sought-after backwater tourism destinations. TiECON Kerala is being organized along the lines of the many successful TiECON events that have been organized by other TiE chapters across the world. The focus of this 1st ever inaugural edition will be on sectors that are green field in nature and hold immense promise for growth-Tourism & Hospitality, Wellness & Healthcare, IT & ITES, Women Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship, Education, Manufacturing, Bio-informatics and Agriculture & Food Processing. Eminent speakers and iconic personalities from across the business spectrum are slated to share their thoughts and experiences during the various concurrent tracks that are planned as part of the two-day event. TiE India Charter Member Retreat being held immediately after the TiECON Kerala from 26th evening to 28th morning at Zuri Kumarakom Resort & Spa offers a luxurious and tranquil setting, perfect for unwinding and imbibing the experiences of the preceding two days. Maya Spa at Zuri is one of the largest in South India and offers Ayurveda, Western and Oriental therapies to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body & soul. We invite you to leverage this great opportunity for sharing of knowledge by participating in TiECON Kerala 2012. Become an integral part of the intellectually stimulating event and also use this opportunity to wind down, rejuvenate and imbibe the experience the Kerala village life at TiE India Charter Member Retreat. I look forward to your confirmation of participation and to meeting you during TiECON Kerala 2012. Sincerely Yours John K Paul President, TiE Kerala


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TiECON KERALA

2012 Global Entrepreneurial Event

Needless to say, with its entrenched presence across the world, TiE events are global in every way. TiECON Kerala 2012 will feature leaders with experience and expertise across geographies. It will offer you the latest developments and knowledge in this field with a global perspective. It is your opportunity to broaden your horizons and profit from it.

Two-Day Conference TiE stands heads and shoulders above any entrepreneurial support structure present. The two-day event is designed to impart attendees with the best in the shortest possible time frame. You will be a part of keynote sessions on various aspects of entrepreneurship, seminars, talks, huddles, chat sessions and much more (please see the itinerary).

Mentoring Sessions for Aspiring Entrepreneurs A series of interactive workshops designed to provide you with opportunities to meet and interact with mentor leaders. They are highly beneficial, especially, for entrepreneurs who are just starting their companies or growing their business to success.

Networking Opportunities TiE believes in the immense power of networking for growth and change. Therefore, TiECON Kerala 2012 could be your biggest opportunity to network with the “who’s who” of the entrepreneurial eco-system and other influential leaders. Be seen at the right place at the right time; be seen at TiECON Kerala 2012!

Largest Gathering of Entrepreneurs TiECON Kerala 2012 is an event like no other. Highly accomplished, celebrated and well-respected entrepreneurs are gathering at one place, for the first time in this region. We urge you to benefit immensely from this rare opportunity to meet experienced and newbies who have embraced entrepreneurship.

FOCUS SEGMENTS:

Spotlight on Successful Entrepreneurs Across the two days TiECON Kerala 2012 focuses mainly on success stories of entrepreneurs. Listen to their out of the box winning strategies; learn what to expect on your path to success and be inspired to become one yourself.

Face-to-Face Sessions TiECON Kerala 2012 brings to the table values that are immense; leaving a lasting impact. Learning up close and personal from globally successful entrepreneurs could well be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Receive time-tested strategies, roadmaps and even a glimpse of your tomorrow from these leaders.

Parallel Tracks & My Story Sessions on Focus Segments The strength of any TiE event is its engaging sessions offering unique insights that are most relevant to you. Alternate methodologies and routes, personal stories, expert opinions, stimulating discussions and debates will electrify the air.

Synergy with Emerging Kerala Government of Kerala to support and participate in TiECON Kerala 2012. TiECON Kerala 2012 to be considered as a follow up to the Emerging Kerala initiative.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Tourism & Hospitality, Wellness & Healthcare, IT & ITES, Women Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship, Education, Manufacturing, Bio-informatics and Agriculture & Food Processing.

• START-UPS & EARLY STAGE COMPANIES developing a viable business model • INTRAPRENEURS focused on new corporate initiatives • The ENTREPRENEUR who has just had a flash of a billion dollar idea • INVESTORS and CORPORATE EXECUTIVES who could be tomorrow’s entrepreneur • PROFESSIONALS offering legal, financial, marketing, engineering services • SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS looking to make a world of difference • STUDENTS


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TiECON KERALA

2012 Global Entrepreneurial Event

Needless to say, with its entrenched presence across the world, TiE events are global in every way. TiECON Kerala 2012 will feature leaders with experience and expertise across geographies. It will offer you the latest developments and knowledge in this field with a global perspective. It is your opportunity to broaden your horizons and profit from it.

Two-Day Conference TiE stands heads and shoulders above any entrepreneurial support structure present. The two-day event is designed to impart attendees with the best in the shortest possible time frame. You will be a part of keynote sessions on various aspects of entrepreneurship, seminars, talks, huddles, chat sessions and much more (please see the itinerary).

Mentoring Sessions for Aspiring Entrepreneurs A series of interactive workshops designed to provide you with opportunities to meet and interact with mentor leaders. They are highly beneficial, especially, for entrepreneurs who are just starting their companies or growing their business to success.

Networking Opportunities TiE believes in the immense power of networking for growth and change. Therefore, TiECON Kerala 2012 could be your biggest opportunity to network with the “who’s who” of the entrepreneurial eco-system and other influential leaders. Be seen at the right place at the right time; be seen at TiECON Kerala 2012!

Largest Gathering of Entrepreneurs TiECON Kerala 2012 is an event like no other. Highly accomplished, celebrated and well-respected entrepreneurs are gathering at one place, for the first time in this region. We urge you to benefit immensely from this rare opportunity to meet experienced and newbies who have embraced entrepreneurship.

FOCUS SEGMENTS:

Spotlight on Successful Entrepreneurs Across the two days TiECON Kerala 2012 focuses mainly on success stories of entrepreneurs. Listen to their out of the box winning strategies; learn what to expect on your path to success and be inspired to become one yourself.

Face-to-Face Sessions TiECON Kerala 2012 brings to the table values that are immense; leaving a lasting impact. Learning up close and personal from globally successful entrepreneurs could well be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Receive time-tested strategies, roadmaps and even a glimpse of your tomorrow from these leaders.

Parallel Tracks & My Story Sessions on Focus Segments The strength of any TiE event is its engaging sessions offering unique insights that are most relevant to you. Alternate methodologies and routes, personal stories, expert opinions, stimulating discussions and debates will electrify the air.

Synergy with Emerging Kerala Government of Kerala to support and participate in TiECON Kerala 2012. TiECON Kerala 2012 to be considered as a follow up to the Emerging Kerala initiative.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Tourism & Hospitality, Wellness & Healthcare, IT & ITES, Women Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship, Education, Manufacturing, Bio-informatics and Agriculture & Food Processing.

• START-UPS & EARLY STAGE COMPANIES developing a viable business model • INTRAPRENEURS focused on new corporate initiatives • The ENTREPRENEUR who has just had a flash of a billion dollar idea • INVESTORS and CORPORATE EXECUTIVES who could be tomorrow’s entrepreneur • PROFESSIONALS offering legal, financial, marketing, engineering services • SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS looking to make a world of difference • STUDENTS


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WHY BE SEEN AT TiECON KERALA

2012 ? A wonderful learning and networking opportunity! TiECON Kerala 2012 attendees will include 1,500+ dynamic and successful professionals from across the world and who’s who from Kerala’s commerce and business industry. Attendees span the spectrum from financial market experts to government policy makers, from start-up entrepreneurs to established and eminent entrepreneurs and from academia to media.

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ADVANTAGE YOUR BRAND

TiE CONNECTS YOU TO WHERE IT MATTERS

Being one of the largest global entrepreneurial networks, TiE is a powerful platform for brands to position and establish their presence and expand their network across the global business ecosystem, as well as, localized, focused geographies. Some of the unbeatable advantages that TiECON Kerala 2012 offers are: • Leverage the largest eco-system for entrepreneurs in India, if not globally • Reach out to the right audience who are making a difference already • Influence and attract 1500+ entrepreneurs, industry leaders, decision-makers • Reach the most influential leaders and products in Kerala under one roof • High-value visibility at Kerala’s premier entrepreneurship event • Benefit from TiECON marketing activities: To a focused target audience from across India and around the globe • Get your brand activated and visible online 24/7 • Leverage TiE Kerala’s online properties on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn


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WHY BE SEEN AT TiECON KERALA

2012 ? A wonderful learning and networking opportunity! TiECON Kerala 2012 attendees will include 1,500+ dynamic and successful professionals from across the world and who’s who from Kerala’s commerce and business industry. Attendees span the spectrum from financial market experts to government policy makers, from start-up entrepreneurs to established and eminent entrepreneurs and from academia to media.

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ADVANTAGE YOUR BRAND

TiE CONNECTS YOU TO WHERE IT MATTERS

Being one of the largest global entrepreneurial networks, TiE is a powerful platform for brands to position and establish their presence and expand their network across the global business ecosystem, as well as, localized, focused geographies. Some of the unbeatable advantages that TiECON Kerala 2012 offers are: • Leverage the largest eco-system for entrepreneurs in India, if not globally • Reach out to the right audience who are making a difference already • Influence and attract 1500+ entrepreneurs, industry leaders, decision-makers • Reach the most influential leaders and products in Kerala under one roof • High-value visibility at Kerala’s premier entrepreneurship event • Benefit from TiECON marketing activities: To a focused target audience from across India and around the globe • Get your brand activated and visible online 24/7 • Leverage TiE Kerala’s online properties on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn


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TiECON KERALA

TiECON KERALA

2012

2012

DAY 1, Thursday, 25th October 2012

DAY 2, Friday, 26th October 2012

PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME

Agenda

Time

Agenda

Time

8.30 am to 9.30 am

Registration

9.30 am to 10.30 am

The Blooming of Entrepreneurship: Special Keynote: Sramana Mitra, Founder, 1M / 1M

9.30 am to 10.20 am

Welcome Address by John K Paul, President, TiE Kerala & Inaugural Address by Hon. Chief Minister Shri. Oommen Chandy

10.30 am to 10.50 am

Tea break

10.20 am to 11.15 am

Keynote Address by Ashok Rao, TiE Global President & Felicitation by Kanwal Rekhi, TiE Global

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Track 5

11.15 am to 11.40 am

Track Announcements & Tea break

Entrepreneurship

Services-1

Services-2

Manufacturing

Mentoring

Track 1

Track 2

Entrepreneurship 11.40 am to 1.10 pm

Services-1

How to convert an Idea into a Successful Business? Session Chair: NR Panicker, Chairman, Accel Frontline Keynote: Arjun Malhotra, Founder, Techspan / Headstrong, Former TiE Global President Speakers: J Murugavel, Founder & CEO Consim Info Pvt. Ltd.; Sam Santhosh, Founder & CEO, Scigenom

Services-2

Tourism Session Chair: Jose Dominic, MD, CGH Earth Keynote: Suman Billa IAS, Secretary, Tourism, Govt. of Kerala Speakers: Prabhat Pani, CEO, Ginger Hotels; Cdr. Sam T Samuel, MD, Kalypso; Antony Tharakan & Rema Tharakan, Partners, Olavipe Homestay

1.10 pm to 2.00 pm 2.00 pm to 3.40 pm

Track 3

Edupreneurial Opportunities: The Way Forward Session Chair: Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode Keynote: Rev. Dr. Xavier Alphonse SJ, Director, ICRDCE Speakers: Indira J Parikh, Founder President, FLAME; Prof. Anil Gupta; Karthik KS, MD, 24*7 Learning

Track 4 Manufacturing

10.50 am to 12.00 pm Monitize & Exit Strategies

Session Chair: C J George, MD & CEO, Geojith BNP Paribas Financial Services Ltd. Keynote: Shankar Narayanan, MD, Growth Capital Fund India, Carlyle Group Speaker: Chandu Nair, Co-Founder, Scope eKnowledge

Mentoring

Life Sciences / Neutraceuticals Session Chair: Dr. M E N Naboodiri, Synthite Group Keynote: Ramesh Vangal, Chairman, Kerala Ayurveda Ltd. Speakers: Dr. Majeed, Founder & CEO, Sami Labs Ltd.; Dr. Rajesh Ullanat, Associate VP, Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Guidance by Indian Angel Network

12.00 pm to 1.30 pm

How to get Funding for your business?

Wellness Session

Session Chair: Dr. Rajkrishnan, Dr. Rajkrishnan's Dental Clinic Keynote: Rajiv Vasudevan, Founder & CEO, AyurVAID Speakers: Parveen Hafeez, MD, Sunrise Hospitals; Dr. Ashwin Naik, CEO , Vaatsalya; Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay, Founder & CEO, NationWide Primary Healthcare Services Pvt. Ltd.

Edupreneurial Opportunities: Higher Education Session Chair: Dr. KM Abraham IAS, Principal Secretary, Higher Education Dept., Govt. of Kerala Keynote: Rev. Dr. Thomas C Mathew, VC, Christ University Speaker: Sekar Vishwanathan, VP, Vellore Institute of Technology

Electronic / Bio-Medical Industry

Session Chair: C Balagopal, Chairman, Terumo Penpol Keynote: Dr. Suresh Nair, President, R&D, SFO Technologies Speakers: Representative of GE Healthcare; C Padmakumar, ED, Terumo Penpol

3.40 pm to 4.00 pm

Tea break

4.00 pm to 5.15 pm

Grow your small business and Institutionalize it: Session Chair: R Ramaraj, Member, Board of Trustees, TiE Global;

5.15 pm to 6.45 pm

Entrepreneurship-The way to go: Session Chair: G Vijayaraghavan, Member, Planning Board; Video Conferencing: Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations; Panel Discussion: PK Agarwal, CEO, TiE Global & Arun Kumar, Partner KPMG

6.45 pm to 7.30 pm

Entertainment

Keynote: PK Mohapatra, President, RPG Enterprises; Speaker: AP Parigi, Entertainment Network India Ltd.

Networking Dinner

Social Entrepreneurship Session Chair: SR Nair, MD, Team Frontline Ltd. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sridhar Mitta, MD & Founder, NextWealth Entrepreneurs Pvt. Ltd. Speakers: C Verghese Jacob, KVK Foundation; Paul Basil, Founder & CEO, Villgro Innovations Foundation

Lunch break

Session Chair: Pradeep Gupta, Founder & MD, Cyber Media India Ltd. Keynote: Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman & CEO, TVS Capital Funds Ltd. Speakers: Naru Narayanan, Angel Investor; Navas Meeran, Chairman, Eastern Group; Nikhil Balaraman, Principal, Sequoia Capital

7.30 pm onwards

Track 5

Guidance by Indian Angel Network

Information Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Way forward for Indian IT Industry Session Chair: VK Mathews, Founder & Executive Chairman, IBS Group of Companies Speakers: Dominique Trempont, Serial Entrepreneur; Arvind Venkateswaran, Senior VP, Business Development, Geodesic Ltd.; PH Kurien IAS; Pradeep Udhas, Partner, KPMG, Sharad Sharma; Deepak Ravindran, Co-Founder & CEO, Innoz; Sanjay Vijayakumar, CEO, Mob Me; Ganesh Laxminarayan, VP, Global Consumer Services & Support, Dell India; Roopa Purushothaman, MD & Head-Research, Everstone Capital Advisors

Ayurveda

Food & Agri Processing

Session Chair: Rajiv Vasudevan, Founder & CEO, AyurVAID Keynote: Dr. S Sajikumar, MD, Dhathri Speakers: Dr. Ramesh Varier, MD, Arya Vaidya Nilayam & AVN Arogya Clinics / Hospital; Dr. AM Anwar, Director, Punarnava Ayurveda; Kiran Bhide, Director, Sane Ayurveda

Session Chair: Shivdas B Menon, MD, Sterling Farm Research & Services Keynote: Rakesh Kacker IAS, Secretary, Food Processing Speakers: Karuturi, Founder & MD, Karuturi Global Ltd.; Aju Jacob, Director, Synthite Group; Alex Thomas, MD, Tierra Food Pvt. Ltd.

Clean Green Technologies

- No Session -

1.30 pm to 2.15 pm

Lunch break

2.15 pm to 3.15 pm

Conference Valedictory Session

* Programmes & Speakers subject to change

Session Chair: NT Nair, Ex-Keltron & CDAC, Editor, Executive Knowledge Lines Speakers: Alexei Levene, Director, Unfrozenmind; Ajit Menon, CEO, DES Group of Companies, Singapore; Dr. Roschen Sasikumar, NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum

Sramana Mitra, Founder, 1M / 1M; Indian Angel Network


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TiECON KERALA

TiECON KERALA

2012

2012

DAY 1, Thursday, 25th October 2012

DAY 2, Friday, 26th October 2012

PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME

Agenda

Time

Agenda

Time

8.30 am to 9.30 am

Registration

9.30 am to 10.30 am

The Blooming of Entrepreneurship: Special Keynote: Sramana Mitra, Founder, 1M / 1M

9.30 am to 10.20 am

Welcome Address by John K Paul, President, TiE Kerala & Inaugural Address by Hon. Chief Minister Shri. Oommen Chandy

10.30 am to 10.50 am

Tea break

10.20 am to 11.15 am

Keynote Address by Ashok Rao, TiE Global President & Felicitation by Kanwal Rekhi, TiE Global

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Track 5

11.15 am to 11.40 am

Track Announcements & Tea break

Entrepreneurship

Services-1

Services-2

Manufacturing

Mentoring

Track 1

Track 2

Entrepreneurship 11.40 am to 1.10 pm

Services-1

How to convert an Idea into a Successful Business? Session Chair: NR Panicker, Chairman, Accel Frontline Keynote: Arjun Malhotra, Founder, Techspan / Headstrong, Former TiE Global President Speakers: J Murugavel, Founder & CEO Consim Info Pvt. Ltd.; Sam Santhosh, Founder & CEO, Scigenom

Services-2

Tourism Session Chair: Jose Dominic, MD, CGH Earth Keynote: Suman Billa IAS, Secretary, Tourism, Govt. of Kerala Speakers: Prabhat Pani, CEO, Ginger Hotels; Cdr. Sam T Samuel, MD, Kalypso; Antony Tharakan & Rema Tharakan, Partners, Olavipe Homestay

1.10 pm to 2.00 pm 2.00 pm to 3.40 pm

Track 3

Edupreneurial Opportunities: The Way Forward Session Chair: Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode Keynote: Rev. Dr. Xavier Alphonse SJ, Director, ICRDCE Speakers: Indira J Parikh, Founder President, FLAME; Prof. Anil Gupta; Karthik KS, MD, 24*7 Learning

Track 4 Manufacturing

10.50 am to 12.00 pm Monitize & Exit Strategies

Session Chair: C J George, MD & CEO, Geojith BNP Paribas Financial Services Ltd. Keynote: Shankar Narayanan, MD, Growth Capital Fund India, Carlyle Group Speaker: Chandu Nair, Co-Founder, Scope eKnowledge

Mentoring

Life Sciences / Neutraceuticals Session Chair: Dr. M E N Naboodiri, Synthite Group Keynote: Ramesh Vangal, Chairman, Kerala Ayurveda Ltd. Speakers: Dr. Majeed, Founder & CEO, Sami Labs Ltd.; Dr. Rajesh Ullanat, Associate VP, Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Guidance by Indian Angel Network

12.00 pm to 1.30 pm

How to get Funding for your business?

Wellness Session

Session Chair: Dr. Rajkrishnan, Dr. Rajkrishnan's Dental Clinic Keynote: Rajiv Vasudevan, Founder & CEO, AyurVAID Speakers: Parveen Hafeez, MD, Sunrise Hospitals; Dr. Ashwin Naik, CEO , Vaatsalya; Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay, Founder & CEO, NationWide Primary Healthcare Services Pvt. Ltd.

Edupreneurial Opportunities: Higher Education Session Chair: Dr. KM Abraham IAS, Principal Secretary, Higher Education Dept., Govt. of Kerala Keynote: Rev. Dr. Thomas C Mathew, VC, Christ University Speaker: Sekar Vishwanathan, VP, Vellore Institute of Technology

Electronic / Bio-Medical Industry

Session Chair: C Balagopal, Chairman, Terumo Penpol Keynote: Dr. Suresh Nair, President, R&D, SFO Technologies Speakers: Representative of GE Healthcare; C Padmakumar, ED, Terumo Penpol

3.40 pm to 4.00 pm

Tea break

4.00 pm to 5.15 pm

Grow your small business and Institutionalize it: Session Chair: R Ramaraj, Member, Board of Trustees, TiE Global;

5.15 pm to 6.45 pm

Entrepreneurship-The way to go: Session Chair: G Vijayaraghavan, Member, Planning Board; Video Conferencing: Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations; Panel Discussion: PK Agarwal, CEO, TiE Global & Arun Kumar, Partner KPMG

6.45 pm to 7.30 pm

Entertainment

Keynote: PK Mohapatra, President, RPG Enterprises; Speaker: AP Parigi, Entertainment Network India Ltd.

Networking Dinner

Social Entrepreneurship Session Chair: SR Nair, MD, Team Frontline Ltd. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sridhar Mitta, MD & Founder, NextWealth Entrepreneurs Pvt. Ltd. Speakers: C Verghese Jacob, KVK Foundation; Paul Basil, Founder & CEO, Villgro Innovations Foundation

Lunch break

Session Chair: Pradeep Gupta, Founder & MD, Cyber Media India Ltd. Keynote: Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman & CEO, TVS Capital Funds Ltd. Speakers: Naru Narayanan, Angel Investor; Navas Meeran, Chairman, Eastern Group; Nikhil Balaraman, Principal, Sequoia Capital

7.30 pm onwards

Track 5

Guidance by Indian Angel Network

Information Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Way forward for Indian IT Industry Session Chair: VK Mathews, Founder & Executive Chairman, IBS Group of Companies Speakers: Dominique Trempont, Serial Entrepreneur; Arvind Venkateswaran, Senior VP, Business Development, Geodesic Ltd.; PH Kurien IAS; Pradeep Udhas, Partner, KPMG, Sharad Sharma; Deepak Ravindran, Co-Founder & CEO, Innoz; Sanjay Vijayakumar, CEO, Mob Me; Ganesh Laxminarayan, VP, Global Consumer Services & Support, Dell India; Roopa Purushothaman, MD & Head-Research, Everstone Capital Advisors

Ayurveda

Food & Agri Processing

Session Chair: Rajiv Vasudevan, Founder & CEO, AyurVAID Keynote: Dr. S Sajikumar, MD, Dhathri Speakers: Dr. Ramesh Varier, MD, Arya Vaidya Nilayam & AVN Arogya Clinics / Hospital; Dr. AM Anwar, Director, Punarnava Ayurveda; Kiran Bhide, Director, Sane Ayurveda

Session Chair: Shivdas B Menon, MD, Sterling Farm Research & Services Keynote: Rakesh Kacker IAS, Secretary, Food Processing Speakers: Karuturi, Founder & MD, Karuturi Global Ltd.; Aju Jacob, Director, Synthite Group; Alex Thomas, MD, Tierra Food Pvt. Ltd.

Clean Green Technologies

- No Session -

1.30 pm to 2.15 pm

Lunch break

2.15 pm to 3.15 pm

Conference Valedictory Session

* Programmes & Speakers subject to change

Session Chair: NT Nair, Ex-Keltron & CDAC, Editor, Executive Knowledge Lines Speakers: Alexei Levene, Director, Unfrozenmind; Ajit Menon, CEO, DES Group of Companies, Singapore; Dr. Roschen Sasikumar, NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum

Sramana Mitra, Founder, 1M / 1M; Indian Angel Network


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Kerala God’s Own

EMINENT SPEAKERS AT TiECON KERALA

Country 

Shri. Oommen Chandy Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala

MR. ASHOK RAO

Chairman & CEO, Whodini Inc. and Chairman, TiE Global

Mr. Sam Pitroda

Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations 

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Mr. Kanwal Rekhi

Managing Partner, Inventus Capital Partners

Ms. Sramana Mitra

Founder, 1M / 1M, Serial Entrepreneur andStrategy Consultant

Mr. Arjun Malhotra

CEO & Chairman, TechSpan / Headstrong

Mr. R Ramaraj

Sr. Advisor, Sequoia Capital

PK Agarval

Kerala has one of the most vibrant economies in India. With a growth rate of 7.75% in the past six years, Kerala has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country. Kerala is No. 1 in terms of telecom infrastructure and penetration Kerala which achieved total literacy more than a decade ago, is all set to become a fully e-governed state in five years With a pro-active administration and investment-friendly policies, this can be a gateway to make a mark on the emerging industrial playground called Kerala. Geographically advantageous positioning on the trans-national trade corridor Blessed with rich natural resources

Human Development Index at par with developed countries Highest density of science and technology personnel in India Ranked best in India in People-Quality-Life Index

CEO, TiE Global

Mr. NR Panicker

Chairman, Accel Frontline

The Venue

Le Meridien, Kochi


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Kerala God’s Own

EMINENT SPEAKERS AT TiECON KERALA

Country 

Shri. Oommen Chandy Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala

MR. ASHOK RAO

Chairman & CEO, Whodini Inc. and Chairman, TiE Global

Mr. Sam Pitroda

Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations 

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Mr. Kanwal Rekhi

Managing Partner, Inventus Capital Partners

Ms. Sramana Mitra

Founder, 1M / 1M, Serial Entrepreneur andStrategy Consultant

Mr. Arjun Malhotra

CEO & Chairman, TechSpan / Headstrong

Mr. R Ramaraj

Sr. Advisor, Sequoia Capital

PK Agarval

Kerala has one of the most vibrant economies in India. With a growth rate of 7.75% in the past six years, Kerala has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country. Kerala is No. 1 in terms of telecom infrastructure and penetration Kerala which achieved total literacy more than a decade ago, is all set to become a fully e-governed state in five years With a pro-active administration and investment-friendly policies, this can be a gateway to make a mark on the emerging industrial playground called Kerala. Geographically advantageous positioning on the trans-national trade corridor Blessed with rich natural resources

Human Development Index at par with developed countries Highest density of science and technology personnel in India Ranked best in India in People-Quality-Life Index

CEO, TiE Global

Mr. NR Panicker

Chairman, Accel Frontline

The Venue

Le Meridien, Kochi


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SOME ICONIC TiE CHARTER MEMBERS

MR. NARAYANA MURTHY MR. SHIV NADAR MR. ANAND MAHINDRA MR. ARUN SARIN MR. SUNIL MUNJAL MR. ADITYA MITTAL

Mr. Narayana Murthy

Mr. Shiv Nadar

MS. KIRAN MAZUMDAR SHAW MR. VINDI BANGA MR. KV KAMATH

Mr. KV Kamath

Mr. Anand Mahindra

MR. HARSH MARIWALA MS. CHANDA KOCHHAR MR. RAM SHRIRAM MR. AJIT BALKRISHNAN

Mr. Arun Sarin

Mr. Desh Deshpande

MR. RONNIE SCREWVALA MR. SAURABH SRIVASTAVA MR. KANWAL REKHI

Mr. Kanwal Rekhi

Ms. Chanda Kochhar

MR. VINOD DHAM MR. ARUN NANDA MR. DESH DESHPANDE

Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Mr. Aditya Mittal

MR. VINOD KHOSLA

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TiEcon 2012  

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