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Mr Porter Erisman

former Alibaba Vice President and author, Alibaba’s World


From 2000-2008, Porter Erisman served as a vice-president in a variety of roles at Alibaba Group. Erisman joined Alibaba just as it moved out an apartment and worked closely alongside Alibaba founder Jack Ma as the company grew from a startup into the world’s largest e-commerce company. After leaving Alibaba, Erisman produced an award-winning documentary film about his experience and authored Alibaba’s World, selected by the Wall Street Journal as one of the “Best Business Books of 2015."

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