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June 4, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

Get an Early bird ticket for RISE

Excitement is building for RISE in 2 months time. This week we confirmed two absolutely incredible speakers. Check these guys out.


Rahul Yadav – Co-Founder & CEO –

Rahul heads up -is the fastest-growing family in the online real estate place. They’re a listing portal that simplifies finding, renting and selling homes in India. Rahul (26) has been in the driver’s seat since 2012 and has since raised over $139.5 million since. He has been making news for different reasons. You may have heard of his resignation u-turn – he turned in his resignation letter and took his job back within a day to improve board relationships. We can’t wait to hear from this guy. rr  

Takeshi Idezawa LINE Corporation

LINE says it has (560 million registered users world-wide and about) 205 million active monthly users world-wide. It is widely used in Japan and other nations as a way for friends to stay in touch, and is the fastest growing mobile messenger platform around. Now, Takeshi is looking to build on the company’s popularity in Asia to take on competitors like Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp. line corp  

Werner Vogels

Werner is responsible at Amazon for driving the company’s technology vision, which is to continuously enhance the innovation on behalf of Amazon’s customers at a global scale. Prior to joining Amazon, he worked as a researcher at Cornell University where he was a principal investigator in projects that target the scalability and robustness of mission-critical enterprise computing systems. He has also held positions of VP of Technology and CTO in companies that handled the transition of academic technology into industry. werner   Don’t miss either of these two speakers at RISE in July. Grab an early bird ticket.

About the Author

Anna O'Hare
Anna is a storyteller at heart and is particularly passionate about telling the stories of startups. After returning from a year working in New York City's tech sector, she now writes for Collision, Web Summit, RISE and SURGE.