FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit chapter of TiE, announced Brandon Jackson as the keynote speaker for TiECon Detroit 2018 "Ignite2Disrupt : All About AI", Michigan's largest conference to be held October 06, 2018 at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, Michigan. The announcement was made today by TiE Detroit President, Tel Ganesan.
"Brandon Jackson is an internationally recognized artist and a stand-up comedian whose humors and jokes bring laughter in our day-to-day life. More importantly, Brandon is a humble and down to earth celebrity that I would call a dear friend of mine. Comedy is an exercise that pumps up the mind and I am excited to have Jackson keynote at TiECon to energize the TiE community, as well as share ideas to rebuild Detroit," said Tel.
Brandon Timothy Jackson is an American stand-up comedian, rapper, actor, and writer. He is known for his roles in the films Roll Bounce (2005), Tropic Thunder (2008), Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Lottery Ticket (2010), Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011), and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013).
In accepting the invitation, Brandon Jackson said "I'm so excited and honored to be Grand Keynote for TiECon Detroit. America's "Comeback City" is an example of a reinventing economy. Detroit is now the hub for entrepreneurship and I would like to share my thoughts on revitalizating and rebuilding the region."
TiECon Detroit 2018 will bring together TiE members, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, top industry executives and thought leaders in the energy packed conference. The conference will also host "TiE20", Entrepreneur Bootcamp and AI Competition showcasing promising startups in AI. TiECon Detroit 2018 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.
About TiE Detroit
TiE Detroit is not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in Michigan, as well as globally. TiE strives to inspire entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding programs and activities. For more information, visit https://detroit.tie.org/