June 19, 2024 UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 BOWERS AVENUE SANTA CLARA, CA 95054
Expo and Conference TYE Globals Comeptiton June 20-21, 2024
Promote entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking and education.

TYE Globals is the annual youth competition and culmination of over 25 teams worldwide competing for the ultimate prize of best business idea. It’s a pitchfest, conference and learning summit spanning 3 days of competition, networking, inspiration, empowerment and unlocking opportunities.

The TiE Young Entrepreneurs is a global program aimed at fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs. The program runs a 10-week bootcamp and teaches high school student skills in business and start up concepts such as ideation, leanCanvass, financial modelling, design thinking, customer discovery, and many other business principals and fundamentals. The TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program has positively impacted the lives of thousands of students worldwide and prepped them for their academic and entrepreneurial journeys. 97% of TYE Alumni report an increased ability to lead, 100% report and increase in confidence and 40% actually move on and become founders of their own startups.

Come explore TYE Globals 2024, Ignite your passions, Innovate your dreams and elevate yourself to success.



Twelve Expert-Led Workshops

The conference offers a comprehensive lineup of twelve workshops, each lasting 90 minutes. Led by industry experts, these workshops are designed to provide practical and forward-thinking knowledge to participants.

Career Exploration

The workshops aren't just about learning theoretical concepts; they also aims to help attendees explore potential career paths. By gaining practical knowledge and skills, students are empowered to make informed decisions about their future careers.

Industry Experts

The workshops are facilitated by seasoned professionals with deep expertise in their respective fields. Participants have the opportunity to learn from the best minds in the industry, gaining valuable insights and perspectives.

Real-World Problem Solving

A key focus of the The TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program is to equip participants with the skills to tackle real-world problems. Through case studies, simulations, and practical exercises, participants learn how to apply their knowledge to solve challenges they may encounter in their professional lives.

Enriched Experiential Learning

The primary objective of the The TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program is to offer participants an enriching learning experience. Through interactive sessions and hands-on activities, participants can deepen their understanding of various subjects.

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Beyond academic learning, the The TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program aims to foster an entrepreneurial mindset among participants. By encouraging innovation, creativity, and critical thinking, students are inspired to become proactive problem solvers and future leaders in their respective fields.



08:30 AM


09:30 AM - 09:50 AM

Vijay Menon - Executive Dir, TiE Global
Reena Gupta - TYE Globals Convener

09:50 AM - 10:45 AM

Trends Shaping the Future of Work
Diana Finn - Staffing Industry advisor
Ajay Kale - Head of Product - Platform,
Vinay Johar - CEO, Rchilli

Workshops Track 1

11:00 AM - 12:20 PMUnlocking the Creator Economy: NFTs & Blockchain
Kirthiga Reddy - CEO, Virtualness
01:10 PM - 02:30 PMUnraveling AI: A Path to Understanding
Nisha Talagala - CEO, ClubAI
02:45 PM - 04:05 PMCreative Canvas: Exploring Arts & Entertainment
Chris Carter - Executive Director at Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
04:20 PM - 05:40 PMDive into Social Entrepreneurship
Veena Gundavelli - Founder & CEO, Emagia; Advisor, Touch a Life Foundation
Steve McCoy Thomson - Executive Director, The Gratitude Network
Workshops Track 2
11:00 AM - 12:20 PMShaping Tomorrow: Youth in Public Service
David Haubert - Alameda County Supervisor
01:20 PM - 02:30 PMCulinary Adventures
Francis Hogan - Executive Chef, Sabio on Main
02:45 PM - 04:05 PMSafe and Sustainable Transportation
Praveen Vayalamkuzhi - Founder& CEO, Mobility Vision
04:20 PM - 05:40 PMNavigating the Healthcare LandScape
Workshops Track 3
11:00 AM - 12:20 PMGreen Horizons: Energy & Environment Exploration
Rick Klau - CoFounder & CEO, Onsemble
Kedar P. Gupta - Founder, GTPower & Author
Richard Swanson - Founder SunPower
01:20 PM - 02:30 PMRobotic Odyssey: Journey into Automation
Saurabh Palan - Co-founder, Neopolis
Andra Keay - Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
02:45 PM - 04:05 PMCosmic Adventures: Exploring Outer Space
Alder Riley - Co-founder & CEO, ItemFarm
04:20 PM - 05:40 PMPlaying for Success: Sports Life Lessons
Nikhil Kumar - USA Olympian Table Tennis
Parents Workshop
10:30 AM - 12:30 PMPreparing Your Children for High School, College, Early Career, and Personal Success with Well-Being
Jason Ma - CEO, ThreeEQ
01:30 PM - 03:30 PMDollars and Degrees: Financial Tips for Parents
Giri Lankipalle - Financial Consultant
Closing Fireside Chat
06:00 PM - 06:30 PMYouth's Role in Strengthening Communities
Padmaja Dasari - CIO, Nextdoor

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Innovating with Elon: Fireside Talk with Tesla Former CIO
Jay Vijayan - CEO, Tekion
Reena Gupta - TYE Globals Convener

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Semi-Finals and Makers Faire

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM


12:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Corporate tours & Entertainment - For TYE Students Only

07:00 AM - 10:00 AM

PitchFest Finals & Awards

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Journey of TYE Alum
Ananth Manivannan - Founder, Resolved AI
Simmy Sandhu - TYE Planning committee member

10:50 PM - 11:20 AM

Closing Keynote
Kanchana Raman - TiE Board of Trustee

11:25 PM - 12:00 AM


12:00 PM



Discover the trends and future of the workforce, learn from industry experts, meet authors, and check out some exciting opportunities to win books and other giveaways! Develop essential skills and cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset to tackle industry challenges.

Join us in person or virtually for 12+ engaging workshops on AI, Robotics, Space, Healthcare, Culinary, Arts, Sports, Public Service, Climate & Environment, Transportation, NFTs & Blockchain, and Social Entrepreneurship. There are also workshops for parents to participate in and learn alongside the students.


Ananth Manivannan

Resolved AI

Andra Keay

Managing Director,
Silicon Valley Robotics

David Haubert

Alameda County

Jay Vijayan


Nisha Talagala


Padmaja Dasari


Rick Klau

CoFounder & CEO,

Competition, Pitchfest and Maiker Faire

June 20th and June 21st

Two action packed days hosting a semi-final round amongst 25 teams worldwide and the final competition showcasing the top teams‘ business ingenuity. Maker Faire is a showcase of the teams’ technology, business ideas, and interactive prototypes. This “science fair of the business world” is an essential component of the competition; judges will grade students on design, creativity, innovation, inventiveness and capability. This is a gathering for all ages to learn and see firsthand the projects Tie Young Entrepreneurs students have developed.


June 19th, 2024

We are featuring twelve distinct and unique workshops, each spanning 90 minutes and led by industry leaders and experts. These workshops aim to impart practical and forward-thinking knowledge to students. Our primary objective is to provide an enriching experience that not only deepens their understanding of the subjects, but also encourages them to explore potential careers and tackle real world problems. We also have highly acclaimed keynote speakers for our parents and adults that wish to join us.

Dinner, Dancing and Networking With The Stars

June 20th, 2024 6 PM to 8 PM

An Evening With The Stars With Special Guests THEMXXNLIGHT, The Bay Area’s very own Kush and Luv Chandani.

Come join us for an evening of building connections, making new friends and having a great time at one of Silicon Valley’s premier venues the Computer History Museum. Featuring a full service dinner accompanied by dancing and an amazing performace by the Bay Areas very own stars! An evening you don’t want to miss!

Career Pathways Expo REGISTRATION

The TYE Expo presents a unique opportunity to connect with in person and showcase your technology, services and products to one of the most influential audience of end users YOUTH.


The 3 day Conference and 2024 TYE Globals Competition & Pitchfest provides a unique opportunity and immense value for parents and students who are not members to participate and learn about the TiE Young Entrepreneurs Ecosytem and it’s amazing benefits and opportunities.


TYE students participating in Globals 2024 and Parents / Chaperones accompanying teams and students please register here. We also welcome Chapter Presidents, and ED’s and Charter Members to use this registration.


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