PITTSBURGH, February 27, 2018 (Newswire.com) - TiE Pittsburgh, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering global entrepreneurship, today announced that Prashant Ambe, has been elected to serve as board president for a two-year term.
Prashant possesses over 30 years of experience in simulation-driven product design, computer-aided engineering and software engineering. Most recently, as vice president, development services, at ANSYS Inc., he oversaw multiple cross-dimensional functions and supported global development teams across various geographical locations.
Prashant has also started and successfully exited from two ventures. One, a free listing service for home sellers and agents in the Greater Pittsburgh area. The other, an internet marketing company serving small businesses with specialization in digital marketing solutions.
“Pittsburgh has an incredible startup community,” Ambe stated, “fostering wide-ranging talent through its world-class educational institutions and organizations. TiE Pittsburgh’s vision is to be recognized as a leading platform in Pittsburgh’s entrepreneurial landscape by leveraging the energy, entrepreneurial and leadership experience and passion of our fellow charter members to educate, mentor and guide budding and aspiring entrepreneurs in the region to achieve their moon shots. We value learning, leadership, networking and emphasizing value-creation through informed entrepreneurship and are excited about making a widening impact on the region's economy.”
For more information, please visit the TiE Pittsburgh website.
About TiE Pittsburgh
TiE Pittsburgh is a not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs, corporate executives and senior professionals dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the Pittsburgh region. TiE strives to inspire entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding programs and activities. The Pittsburgh chapter was founded in 2000 and currently has 25 charter members. Members of TiE Pittsburgh have created over 10,000 jobs in the Pittsburgh region and have brought in over $600 million in venture capital investment. TiE Pittsburgh has several evening networking and panel discussion programs to provide education for entrepreneurs in the region.
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Source: TiE Global