Leaders of Microsoft, Tinder, and ZhenFund announced as speakers of RISE conference

[Editor's note: The following is press release from RISE Conference 2018.]

RISE, Asia’s largest technology conference, today announced the first speaker line up for their July event.  The first 35 speakers will be part of a roster of over 300 speakers who will take to the stage at the Hong Kong Convention Centre, July 9 - 12.

Paddy Cosgrave, Web Summit and RISE CEO, said: “Leaders from the world’s most important technology companies recognize that RISE gives them a platform into the Asian market and an opportunity to meet with decision makers.

"This year’s event features international speakers from Microsoft, Daimler, Uber, and Tinder, alongside some of Asia’s most influential companies like ZhenFund, Line Corporation, and HTC.  More world-class speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.”

 RISE top speakers

The full list of 35 speakers including biographies is available here

RISE attracts the biggest names in technology and media, global business leaders, and VCs and investors from the world’s biggest funds.  They all gather to hear from the world-class speakers on the 12 stages at the event.  Topics will include cryptocurrency, marketing, the future of finance, the future of transport.

Now in its fourth year, RISE, has become Asia’s most important technology conference bringing speakers from the most notable international companies and 700 of the world's most exciting startups together in Hong Kong.  It has grown from 1,000 attendees in 2015 to an expected 15,000 attendees, from over a hundred countries, this year.

Super early bird tickets for the event are available here.


For further information please contact:

Luke McDonnell
RISE Communications Manager