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Mentor Connect

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Mentor Connect

Mentor Connect is a flagship program where a structured environment for Mentorship is provided to TiEcon attendees

Date: May 2-3, 2024

Time:  12:30 pm to 2:00 pm PST

Location: Hall A1, Santa Clara Convention Center

Ajoy Sojan
Fmr. VP Engineering, Yahoo News

Alagu Periyannan
Fmr. CTO, BlueJeans

Aloke Bhandia
CEO, iProStrategy

Anand Raghavan
Sr. Director, AI at Cisco Security

Ashish Bansal
Founder | AI Leader | Author

Ashis Khan
VP, Time Series AI Cloud Bus., Falkonry

Bharat Gupte
Board Member | Advisor | Investor

Bidyut Parruck
Cloud Architect | Mentor |  Inventor


Who should attend


  • A wantrepreneur looking to validate their idea
  • A novice entrepreneur looking for guidance
  • A startup founder looking for advise to pivot his/her startup


How is it done


  • 60 min time slot with mentor and mentee
  • A time slot is booked ahead of the event
  • In a small setting (typically 8-10 mentees)


Who are our mentors


  • Highly accomplished business professionals
  • Silicon Valley veterans and domain experts
  • Serial entrepreneurs with a proven track record

Program Chair

Prakash Narayan
Mentor Connect Track Leader

Deepak Bhagat
Mentor Connect Track Co-Chair