Entrepreneurship Organization Announces Incoming President and Board Members

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

TiE Atlanta, a local organization of Atlanta entrepreneurs, is excited to announce its new incoming president and four new board members to advance its mission to support entrepreneurs in all stages and industries through mentoring, funding, education and networking.

JP JamesJP James, investor and serial entrepreneur, will be the new president of TiE Atlanta starting in January 2020. In his tenure as a TiE Atlanta board member and president-elect, he has led TiE Atlanta Angels, the funding arm of the organization that has surpassed over $4.5 million in investments.

Joining the TiE Atlanta board are Karen Robinson Cope, a serial entrepreneur and managing director of Mara6; Mallu Huralikoppi, founder and CEO of PrintForm-3D Printing Services Company; Krishna Prabhu, founder and CEO Of Yantryx Technologies; Gopal Koratana, co-founder and chief technology officer of Cyrano, an internal communications video marketing tool; and Sid Mookerji, founder and managing director of Silicon Road Ventures, a retail tech investment fund. Mookerji, returning board member, is also the incoming President-Elect of TiE Atlanta.

“We are excited to welcome these entrepreneurs and business leaders to the TiE Atlanta board. These individuals, with their individual expertise and strengths, will help to move the organization forward in its mission of fostering entrepreneurship through our mentoring, networking, education, and investment platforms,” said Paul Lopez, outgoing president who served TiE Atlanta from 2018-2019.