SOURCE: TiE Silicon Valley

TiE Silicon Valley

April 28, 2010 10:30 ET

TiEcon 2010 Introduces 'The Outer Realm'

A Glimpse Beyond the Cutting Edge, Unusual Technologies and Methods

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -   TiE Silicon Valley reinforced its leadership as one of the most forward-looking organizations for entrepreneurs by announcing the introduction of 'The Outer Realm' at TiEcon 2010 at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 14-15

The Outer Realm is an exciting new segment of TiEcon 2010 featuring the most original inventors and thinkers of our times who are making a profound impact on our lives through their cutting-edge research and the use of unusual technology and methods; going beyond the realms of what is normally possible. These gifted speakers hail from private enterprise, academia and think tanks.

"We are fortunate to have six amazing people, who defy the laws of nature and gravity and will truly give us tantalizing outer realm experience," said Shaukat Shamim, TiEcon 2010 Convener, a TiE Silicon Valley Board Member and co-founder/CEO of Permuto, which is bringing "search-like" performance and automation to display advertising. "We encourage everyone to register and attend TiEcon 2010 to experience these sessions; bound to shatter perceptions of technological and business boundaries!"

These speakers include, Pablos Holman, Mesmerizing Hacker and Inventor who relates the unique mindset and powers of hackers to finding practical uses for wild ideas. Pablos was instrumental in building the world's smallest computer, a spaceship, and an artificial intelligence agent system among other mind-boggling innovations.

Nancy Lublin, CEO of Do Something, an amazingly innovative and globally respected leader who turned a debt-ridden failing not-for-profit into a vibrant and inspiring organization reaching millions of young people generating millions in grants. Her speeches on the Power of ZERO, focus on how the best not-for-profits are brilliant at doing more with less and what businesses can learn from them.

Al Seckel, master illusionist, will take us on a thrilling journey through our inner minds, with his dynamic illusions presented exclusively during TiEcon. He will cover aspects of perception, how they influence our belief systems, and how they can be used to improve social policy, education, and personal relationships.

David Meerman Scott, brilliant marketing strategist and author of "The New Rules of Marketing and PR," an award-winning Business Week bestseller, turns his attention to how to turn observers into fanatic customers and leapfrog your competition!

Ranjay Gulati, professor at Harvard University's and scholar, credited by The Economist Intelligence Unit and Financial Times to be among a handful of scholars whose work is most relevant to management practice. Professor Gulati's incisive assessments and profound predictions about the global impact of service excellence have sent heads spinning in boardrooms and government cabinets.

The unique combination of speakers will explore the outer realm and challenge entrepreneurs and executives to apply these learnings in creating and building great companies. Included in the conference are thirteen hard-hitting sessions that offer practical advice on starting, financing, building, running and growing successful companies; and twenty more sessions on the hottest industry sectors of Intenet, Wireless, Cleantech, Software and Bio Sciences all featuring iconic and inspiring figures.

A complete agenda, including speaker bios and registration details for TiEcon 2010 can be seen at

About TiE
TiE is a global, not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its global network sponsored by top venture capital, legal and accounting firms and Fortune 500 corporations. TiE is spread across 55 chapters in 13 countries comprising 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, and 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members.

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