Leading authority on emerging markets, consumerism and technology, Porter Erisman is a professional public speaker. Known for his prominent role at Alibaba Group, Erisman is an industry leader in ecommerce, and now shares his unrivalled insight with audiences across the world. Whether you’re a startup looking to work in e commerce or a corporate client diversifying into the sector, Erisman is a commanding speaker on the topic, able to give you the confidence and knowledge to succeed.
As the former Vice President of Alibaba Group, Erisman was responsible for the international marketing, website operations and corporate affairs for the ecommerce giant. Spending eight years working in senior roles at one of China’s biggest e-commerce corporations, gained Erisman a reputation as an expert in the industry. After leaving his position in 2008, Erisman was inspired to share his experience and directed and produced ‘Crocodile in the Yangtze’ which became an award-winning memoir film that Erisman toured in twenty countries over two years.
In addition to his critically acclaimed film, since leaving Alibaba Group Erisman has successfully acted as a consultant to a number of firms worldwide. Investing and mentoring ecommerce companies in emerging markets has led Erisman to influence corporations in Nigeria, Vietnam and China, in areas such as online platforms for entrepreneurs, growth strategies for market leaders and advising startups. Working across cultures and continents has allowed Erisman to be internationally recognised for his expertise and ensures he is the foremost speaker on his topics.
Currently, Erisman is focusing on his speaking engagements and recent release of his book. Since writing the Wall Street Journal’s Best Business Book of 2015, an insight into his career titled ‘Alibaba's World’, Erisman has gone on to author another award-winning book ‘Six Billion Shoppers’. Utilising his platform to share his unrivalled industry insight, Erisman’s latest book looks at the e-commerce boom and how it is opening opportunities across the business spectrum. As a speaker, Erisman has traveled across the globe influencing and educating audiences on e-commerce, making him the ideal authority to expand your audience's knowledge as a keynote speaker.
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