ATEA GTEN Spring Conference 2019


American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA) – Silicon Valley is excited to host its annual GTEN (Global Tamil Entrepreneurs Network) Conference on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

The event will be held at the Event Center in FalconX

FalconX Event Center
691 S Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas

ATEA-SV’s Annual GTEN conference featuring keynotes and panels.


1:00 – 1:45 Registration and Networking

1:45 – 2:00 Welcome and Introductions

2:00 – 2:45 Panel on Next Generation Services

This panel will explore how the Service Industry is adapting to the changing requirements. Hear from top practitioners in this industry.


Mansoor Khan, CEO, Wavelabs



Murali Gomatam, President 3K Technologies
Subu Subramanian, President, Xoriant
 Prabakaran Murugaiah, CEO, TechFetch .
 Asif Ali, CEO, KloudOne

2:45 – 3:30 Panel on Emerging Technologies

This panel will explore the frontiers of Emerging Technologies – including 5G, AI/ML, Big Data and HealthTech


Subbu Meiyappan, Co-Founder, NextNav



Senthil Nagarajan, Co-Founder, Lumity


Ramesh Mahalingam,CEO, Vizru


LN Renganarayana, Head of Data Science, Workday
Kannan Muthukaruppan, CEO, Yugabyte


3:30 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 4:45 Panel on Women in Technology

This panel will explore the accomplishments of Women in Technology. Additional discussion points will include having companies look at a more diverse talent pool in positions of influence and power.


Hyma Menath, CEO, Talking Cranes


Madhu Iyer, Startup Advisor
Preethy Padman, VP Marketing, Panzura


Krupa Natarajan, Head of Products, Paxata
Samaira Mehta, Founder, CoderBunnyz


4:45 – 5:15 Fireside chat with Ganesh Krishnan and Nikhil Gupta  

Titled, “From Eureka to Euphoria” this conversation will enlighten us about their journey that led to the exit of their company Avid Secure to endpoint security leader, Sophos.

Ganesh Krishnan, Co-Founder and CTO at Avid Secure (Acquired by LSE: SOPH)


Nikhil Gupta,Co-Founder & CEO at Avid Secure (Acquired by LSE: SOPH)

 5:15 – 5:45 Keynote by CN Madhusudhan

Madhusudhan is the CEO of Vector Span. He was an early member of the team that built NIIT. As the President of NIIT, he led their largest overseas operation. He will talk about his journey, lessons learned along the way and the opportunities that exist for entrepreneurs.  


5:45 – 6:15 Startup Pattimandram by Badava Gopi

Badava Gopi is a renowned stand-up comedian and actor.


You can register for the event at: Event Registration!

The cost is $5 if you are an ATEA member and $10 for non-members. 

American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association
Silicon Valley Chapter




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