TiE Silicon Valley launches Golden Globe program for young entrepreneurs


With an eye on young entrepreneurs TiE Silicon Valley has launched TiE Golden Globe series that brings inspiring young speakers to discuss their entrepreneurial journey as well as trending and disruptive technologies.

Launched Feb 21 by TiE SV new President Anita Manwani, says it’s her commitment to bring robust and trending technology into the mainstream of public discourse.

“Our second conversation will be a fireside chat with Aparna Dhinakaran, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Arize AI, moderated by Katie Kirsch, designer, engineer, and social entrepreneur,” a TiE Silicon Valley media release said.

The first series speaker guest was Akash Nigam, co-founder and CEO at Genies. Moderated by Nickhil Jakatdar,
CEO at GenePath Diagnostics, Nigam shared his career trajectory, and how he started Genies after dropping out of college to pursue his passion. His roller coaster ride in building the company and the ups and downs of the startup journey and the current technology trends they find interesting and complex.

“Coming March 29, TiE members would get an opportunity to listen to another young successful entrepreneur Aparna Dhinakaran, co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Arize AI, a pioneer and early leader in machine learning (ML) observability,” TiE SV said. “Dhinakaran is a frequent speaker at top conferences and thought leader in the space, Dhinakaran was recently named to the Forbes 30
Under 30. Before Arize, Dhinakaran was an ML engineer and leader at Uber, Apple, and TubeMogul.”

It added, “During her time at Uber, she built several core ML Infrastructure platforms, including Michealangelo. She has a bachelor’s from Berkeley’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science program, where she published research
with Berkeley’s AI Research group.”

The program moderator is Katie Kirsch, a designer, engineer, and social entrepreneur. At Stanford, IDEO, and Designer Fund, she has launched several products, programs, and ventures in education. Her most recently launched Twenty is a VC-backed startup in the future of work space. She is also an MBA student at Harvard Business School. Katie’s work has been recognized in Fast Company, SXSW Edu, and Stanford Magazine, among others.

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