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Dean Jain to Address Midwest Entrepreneurs at TiECON 2005 tiecon

10/1/2005 - Dean Dipak C. Jain will serve as a keynote at TiECON 2005, a one-day event for leading Midwest entrepreneurs to share thoughts and ideas on business and innovation.

The conference to be held on Saturday, October 1 features two keynotes and six panel sessions on topics aimed to increase Entrepreneurial IQ.

Motorola Inc. Chairman and CEO Ed Zander will address “Entrepreneurship in a Flat World” at 9:30 a.m. and Dean Jain will provide the closing remarks on “Social Entrepreneurship” at 7 p.m.

Panel sessions include but are not limited to the following distinguished speakers:

Robin Abrams, CEO, Firefly Mobile
Ellen Carnahan, Managing Director, William Blair Capital Partners
Sunil Gaitonde, Chairman of TiECON Midwest 2005, CEO and co-founder, GS Labs
Irene Hrusovsky, President and CEO, Eragen
Dave Jakopac, Vice President and Founding Partner, Lisle Technology Partners
Larry P. Roches, Chairman and CEO, DBS Communications, Inc.
Mohanbir Sawhney, McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology, Kellogg School of Management
Marc Sokol, Partner, JK&B Capital
More than 400 participants are expected to attend TiECON 2005. TiE is a not-for-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit