L.E.T.S. Talk 2022 – Event Information

L.E.T.S. Talk 2022

The IIT Alumni Association of North Texas (IITNT) is hosting L.E.T.S. Talk 2022, a full-day interactive learning experience designed around the themes of Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Service.  This will be the prime networking event for 2022 for IIT alumni, IITNT members as well as members of the public – technology and business professionals – who live and work in the North Texas area. Throughout the day, conference attendees can expect to hear from inspiring leaders and participate in lively discussions.

The conference will feature the next edition of our popular and exciting Pitch Perfect event.  Several start up companies have been selected by the IIT Entrepreneur Advisor Network (IITEAN) to pitch their business plans.  These companies are then matched with mentors.

Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be served throughout the day. A post-event social and networking evening has also been planned.

About L.E.T.S. Talk

L.E.T.S. Talk is the flagship conference of IITNT. It is an interactive full-day event that brings together leaders in business, technology and public life to discuss issues and trends that impact all of us. The in-person event is open to all professionals residing in North Texas area. It is a unique networking opportunity to connect with other like-minded people.

Agenda and Speakers

Morning Session

          Leadership and Service Panel:


                   Hon. Paul Voelker – Mayor, City of Richardson

                   Hon. John Huffman – Mayor, City of Southlake

                 Hon. Ken Fulk – Mayor of Allen


                    Dr. Raj Menon – 

           Keynote Speaker:

                  Amarnath Thombre – Chief Executive Officer, Match Group Americas

Technology Panel: How Technology is Driving Business Transformation


Alpna J Doshi – Founder Chairman and CEO, Stralynn Consulting; formerly Group CIO, Philips, and CIO, Reliance Group

Sandeep Dave – Chief Digital and Technology Officer, CBRE; formerly Global Head of Digital Strategy, Citi

Jacob Sims – Chief Technology Officer, Gainwell Technologies; formerly CTO, WebMD Health Services


Dr. Ravi Prakash – Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Collegium V Honors College at The University of Texas at Dallas

Lunchtime Special

          L.E.T.S. Laugh! – Standup Comedy

Rocky Dhir – Entrepreneur; Lawyer; CLE Speaker; Media Host

Afternoon Session

        Entrepreneurship Panel: IIT Alumni Entrepreneur Success Stories


Shilpi Sharma – Chief Strategy Officer, Kvantum by Yum! Brands and Co-founder & CEO of Kvantum Inc

Ravi Ahuja – Founder and CEO, Optym

Manuj Naman – Founder, Anantak Robotics Inc


                   Dr. Pallab Chatterjee – Chairman Of The Board at 3Lines Venture Capital


IIT Entrepreneur Advisor Network



  Pitch Perfect – a Business Pitch Event

                  RoutineAI – Trust your data. Trust your decision

                  Wild Ohio Brewery – Gluten Free Wild Tea

                  Gosia Genomics – Turnkey DNA testing, preventing Chronic & Mental Health Diseases.

                  myStockDNA – AI Strategies that evolve to manage funds

Our Sponsors:






For sponsorship information contact treasurer@iitnt.org

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