TiE Detroit Appoints New Chapter President; Rupesh Srivastava, CEO of Youngsoft Inc.
12/22/2010

Rupesh Srivastava has been elected as the new president of TiE Detroit effective Jan. 1, 2011.

Online PR News – 22-December-2010 – – Farmington Hills, MI, December 21, 2010 -- Rupesh Srivastava has been elected as the new president of TiE Detroit effective Jan. 1, 2011. The announcement was made on behalf of the Board of Directors of Detroit chapter of TiE (Talent, Ideas, Enterprise) by Tel K. Ganesan, TiE Detroit president (www.detroit.tie.org)

Rupesh Srivastava is President and CEO of Youngsoft Inc., an information technology product and services company. In 2001, Srivastava co-founded H2H Solutions, Inc., a health care technology products and services company and later took a calculated risk by founding Youngtronics Inc., an electronics manufacturing and assembling enterprise, all based in Wixom, Mich. Srivastava was recognized in the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce Salute to Excellence in 2007 and has been recognized by Corp!, Crain's Detroit Business, diversitybusiness.com and was most recently named by CNN Money as one of the seven innovators with potential to revitalize Detroit’s economy.

“I am proud to take over this growing chapter of TiE which has progressed well under Tel Ganesan’s tenure and the previous executive team. I hope to build on this foundation to grow the TiE’s influence and effectiveness expanding entrepreneurship and mentorship in Michigan,” remarked Rupesh Srivastava. “One of my goals will be to foster the growth of a new class of entrepreneurs in Michigan that is independent of the old established systems like automotive and utilizing new innovative industries like energy, health care, and technology. I believe my own journey as a Michigan entrepreneur of 16 years will bring a rich mixture of wisdom, professional networks, and entrepreneurial spirit to TiE Detroit and its members.”

After making the announcement Ganesan said, “Mr. Srivasata is a champion for the next generation of entrepreneurs. He is an astute leader who brings with him a high level of expertise, valuable insights and business connections. He has wholeheartedly served the Detroit Chapter in the past and will continue his good work by expanding the chapter’s program offerings and strengthening partnerships.”

About TiE Detroit
TiE (The Global Network of Entrepreneurs) is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs internationally and is sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; extending across 12 countries with 53 chapters, 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE Detroit is charted by a group of successful entrepreneurs and senior professionals with grit and determination to change the world with the spirit of innovation and passion for delivering value to their community and world. Learn more about the TiE Detroit chapter at www.detroit.tie.org.

Sue Voyles
Logos Communications, Inc.
734-667-2005 / sue@logos-communications.com

Contact:
Tel K. Ganesan
TiECon Midwest 2010
Farmington Hills, MI
(248) 254-4013
tel.ganesan@detroit.tie.org
http://www.detroit.tie.org