The woman who helps Ellen DeGeneres stay organised and more: Meet 3 RISE speakers

The woman who helps Ellen DeGeneres stay organised and more: Meet 3 RISE speakers

March 3, 2016 by Emer Henderson

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RISE is just three months away. In the lead up to the conference, we’ll be announcing more incredible speakers who’ll be joining us in Hong Kong.

Meet Ellen’s favourite organiser and possibly the most connected man in the world.

Marie Kondo – Author


Marie is an organisational consultant who is leading the charge against clutter – she was named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential in 2015.

Ellen DeGeneres recently featured her favourite tips from Marie’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up on her show.

Harry Man – Partner – Matrix Partners


Harry has been investing in China since 2000 and has led investments in Editgrid and UMeng which were sold to Apple and Alibaba group, respectively.

He is a venture capitalist specialising in the internet, wireless and digital media industries in China and Asia Pacific.

In 2008 he joined Matrix Partners China as a founding member of the team with a focus on investments in the mobile internet sector.

Hans Vestberg – CEO – Ericsson


Hans is President and CEO of the Ericsson Group, one of the world’s leading providers of telecommunications technology and services.

Hans has been named the sixth most powerful person in wireless by FierceWireless, and the London Independent has asked whether he’s the “most connected man in the world”.

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About the Author

Emer Henderson
Emer contributes to Web Summit, SURGE, RISE, Collision and MoneyConf content in her own animated fashion.