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TiE Detroit Announces Suresh Ramamurthi as Grand Keynote Speaker for TiECon Detroit 2017

Suresh Ramamurthi, Chairman CWB Bank will be Grand Keynote Speaker at TiECon Detroit 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN, U.S., October 26, 2017 / -- The Detroit chapter of TiE, largest non-profit entrepreneurial organization, announced Suresh Ramamurthi as the grand keynote speaker for TiECon Detroit 2017 “Ignite2Disrupt: The World of Digital Connectivity,” Michigan’s Largest Conference to be held November 09-10, 2017 at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan. The announcement was made today by TiE Detroit President, Tel Ganesan.

“We are building an ecosystem for Fintech and Blockchain communities right here in Michigan and I believe Michigan has tremendous potential for disruption and innovations. It will truly be an amazing opportunity to hear Mr. Suresh Ramamurthi share his vision of future banking,” said Tel Ganesan, President TiE Detroit.

Suresh is chairman of CBW Bank and leads CBW Bank’s initiatives to support and foster innovation including working with financial services start-ups. He is founder and serves as chief executive officer of Yantra Financial Technologies, a fintech company focused on serving the financial services industry. A veteran technology entrepreneur, Suresh has founded and exited two start-ups, and has previously worked at Google Inc. Suresh has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering, and master’s degrees in computer science and business administration from the University of Chicago.

In accepting the invitation to be the grand keynote speaker, Ramamurthi said, “I am honored to speak at TiECon Detroit this year, as TiECon brings together some of the most forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business leaders, so I am thrilled to share my insight and discuss emerging technologies with fellow attendees. As connectivity is a focus for this year’s event, I look forward to sharing CBW Bank’s story and our vision for the future of banking. Money is becoming fully digital and the ability to monetize products, services and knowledge is driven by interconnectivity between systems, which makes this an important topic for discussion.”

TiECon Detroit 2017 will bring together TiE members, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, top industry executives and thought leaders in two action-packed days. TiECon Detroit 2017 will provide 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. The conference will also host “TiE20," which will showcase the most promising 20 start-up companies across TiECon Detroit’s five focus segments: Health & Fitness, Mobility, Fintech & Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence/Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, and Sensors.

Online registration and more information are immediately available for TiECon Detroit 2017 at For more information about the conference, please contact Jacqueline Perry, TiE Detroit 248-254-4087 or via email at

About TiECon Detroit 2017
TiECon Detroit 2017 is Michigan’s largest entrepreneurial conference, attracting hundreds of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other professionals. This year’s theme is Ignite2Disrupt- The World Of Digital Connectivity. This year’s TiECon Detroit is being held on Nov 09-10, 2017 at Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan. For more information, visit

About TiE
TiE is a global, not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its international network sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; spread across 61 chapters in 18 countries comprising 2500 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 13000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world’s largest non-profit organization for entrepreneurs. For more information, visit

Jacqueline Perry
TiE Detroit
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