(Free Press Release) The Detroit chapter of TiE today announced that P.K. Agarwal, TiE Global Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a keynote speech at TiECon Midwest 2010.

Farmington Hills, MI — September 30, 2010 -- The Detroit chapter of TiE (Talent, Ideas, Enterprise) today announced that P.K. Agarwal, TiE Global Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a keynote speech at TiECon Midwest 2010, Michigan‘s Largest Conference on entrepreneurship to be held Oct. 28 and 29, 2010 at The Henry, Dearborn.

“We are honored and privileged to have P.K. make opening remarks for the conference. P.K. has a national reputation as a public sector visionary and also has the unique distinction of having a U.S. national annual award named as the ´P.K. Agarwal for Leadership in Electronic Government‘,”, says Tel Ganesan, TiE Detroit president.

As the CEO of TiE Global, P.K. Agarwal oversees the development of programs and supports the goals of TiE chapters worldwide to advance the TiE mission of promoting entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking and education. In his prior role, Agarwal was the Chief Technology Officer of the State of California since 2005. During his tenure, he successfully consolidated multiple independent IT organizations, saving taxpayers over $60 million; and helped create an enterprise IT operation consisting of 800 professionals.

He has over 25 years of experience in government technology, spanning both the public and private sectors and was instrumental in pioneering and shaping the national policy on the use of Internet in government.Previously, he held positions of Vice President at ACS Inc. and Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for NIC Inc. He is a sought-after speaker on IT, social media, embracing the next generation and doing business with Government.

Register for TiECon Midwest 2010 today by visiting http://www.tieconmidwest.org/ and http://www.detroit.tie.org/. For more information about the conference, please contact Jessica Matthews, Conference Coordinator, TiE Detroit (248) 254-4013 or via e-mail at [email protected]

About TiECon Midwest 2010
TiECon Midwest 2010 is Michigan's Largest Conference on entrepreneurship. Business Karma 3.0 is all about taking the innovative streak in you to create connect and collaborate your current business life to determine your future stake in success. TiECon Midwest 2010 provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas, explore new businesses, discuss emerging technologies, share growth strategies and obtain insight from global business leaders, community leaders and worldwide experts. For more information, visit http://www.tieconmidwest.org.

About TiE
TiE (The Global Network of Entrepreneurs) is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs internationally and is sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; extending across 12 countries with 53 chapters, 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world‘s largest nonprofit organization for entrepreneurs. Learn more about the TiE Detroit chapter at www.detroit.tie.org.

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Press Contact:
Tel K. Ganesan
TiECon Midwest 2010
Farmington Hills, MI
(248) 254-4013
[email protected]