TiE Inflect 2018 Releases Additional tracks and grand keynote speakers: Hadi Partovi CEO of Code.org, Thomas Kurian of Oracle, and Jyoti Bansal CEO of Harness

Two New Tracks Announced to cover Global Workforce and Major Issues Facing Tech Industry, including EB-5 impact

SANTA CLARA, Calif. , May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TiE Silicon Valley recently announced TiE Inflect 2018 (formerly known as TiEcon), the largest conference for tech entrepreneurs, held May 4th and 5th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Expected to attract more than 5,000 attendees, conference tracks include AI, Blockchain, CyberSecurity, and FinTech.

Exciting keynote speakers include:

One of two new tracks this year is  GlobalConnect Inbound. The track was designed for those interested in understanding how President Trump's "Hire American" Executive Order is affecting tech worker visas  or learning about  alternative U.S. temporary and permanent residency options and their practicality. Led by the leading Regional Center in the EB-5 industry and prominent immigration attorneys, this track includes a comprehensive analysis of suitable visa options for technology professionals and entrepreneurs, as well as a discussion of the EB-5 immigrant investor program visa requirements, process, and benefits for eligible foreign nationals seeking an alternative path to permanent residency.

The second track is GlobalConnect Outbound, targeted toward attendees interested in learning about expanding their organization outside of the United States. Leaders from different domains from all over the world will detail the opportunities in global expansion, and discuss solutions to the challenges a growing organization may face. Come learn more about the intricacies in going outbound with your business, whether it's in global branding, recruiting local talent, or establishing a presence in a new market.

Additional speakers at the conference include Deepak Ahuja, CFO, Tesla; Doug Merritt, President & CEO, Splunk; Vasant Prabhu, EVP & CFO, Visa; Harmit Singh, EVP & CFO, Levi Strauss; Vishal Sikka, Thought Leader, AI.

To register for TiE Inflect 2018, and review the latest tracks, agenda, and speakers, visit www.tieinflect.org.

About TiE Silicon Valley

TiE Silicon Valley is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the Bay Area, as well as globally. TiE strives to inspire entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding programs and activities.  With nearly 50 events held each year, TiE brings together the entrepreneurial community to learn from local leaders, as well as each other. To learn more, visit tieeco.org.

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