Bharat Desai Keynotes Clean Tech Panel This Thursday

Dearborn, MI, July 22, 2009 --( Bharat Desai is Keynote Speaker at TiE Detroit Event

The Detroit chapter of TiE also known as Talent, Ideas, Enterprise, announced today Bharat Desai as the keynote speaker for the panel discussion titled “Myths and Realities of Entrepreneurship in Cleantech” scheduled for Tuesday, July 23rd at Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) in Southfield, Michigan.

Bharat Desai is the Chairman and co-founder of Syntel Inc., a worldwide provider of information technology solutions. He serves as Director of ExpenseAdvisor and Mr Desai is a billionaire Indian American entrepreneur and Charter Member of TiE Detroit. Bharat and his wife were ranked #321 in the 2008 Forbes 400 list.

Mr. Desai was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and won the IIT Alumnus of the Year award from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He was also the recipient of the Michigan Entrepreneur Award from the Harvard Business School and recognized as Entrepreneur Of the Year by USA Today and NASDAQ.

The discussion featuring panels and speakers focuses on “Cleantech”, one of the fastest growing sectors today. The panel discussion is designed to help entrepreneurs who would like to leverage the changing energy trends to achieve unimaginable success. Mr. Desai will address the gathering and motivate the audience with talks on his entrepreneurial journey.

The event is hosted by TiE Detroit and co-sponsored by Augment Capital. The price to attend is $15 for non-members and free for TiE members. For additional information or to register for the event, visit TiE Detroit website at

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 53 chapters in 12 countries comprising 1800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world's largest non-profit organization for entrepreneurs.

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