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TiE Oregon - Meet McAfee founder Srivats Sampath, and "Mentor Capitalist" Vish Mishra

Tonkon Torp LLP
888 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1600
Portland, OR 97204, US (map)



Inspiration 2 - The Force Behind Innovation

This is the second event in our Inspiration series based on the concept that inspiration is the bedrock of all entrepreneurial endeavors. Entrepreneurship requires several elements - inspiration, innovation and sound business strategy. Hard work is essential, but for most successful endeavors inspiration is the key. What is the source of that inspiration? How do you find that spark that drives creativity? Meet two serial entrepreneurs who have been there and done that and now serve as mentors in the community. Srivats Sampath is the founder and CEO of McAfee.com where he pioneered the concept of subscription-based, SaaS services. Prior to moving to the Bay Area, he lived in Portland, serving in Executive-level positions at companies such as Intel and Central Point Software. Vish Mishra, a 'Mentor Capitalist' with Clearstone Ventures, is a serial entrepreneur with several successful ventures. He was a Co-founder of Excelan (sold to Novell), founder of Telera and CEO of four other start-ups. He is also the President of TiE Sillicon Valley. Listen to the inspiring stories of these two innovative thinkers, network with other entrepreneurs, charter members and technology leaders at a reception sponsored by Tonkon Torp. The event will be moderated by Nitin Khanna CEO, MergerTech Fee - Online: Members $15, Guests $25, Full-time Students $10 +$5 at the door.