italki has a new advisor — Porter Erisman, former VP at Alibaba Group. While at Alibaba, Erisman help lead Alibaba to its position at the global leader in B2B commerce. italki hopes to benefit from Erisman’s extensive experience as we seek to follow in Alibaba’s footsteps and become the most well-known global player in online language learning.
About Porter Erisman:
• Until recently Porter was Vice President for Corporate Affairs with Alibaba Group.
• Porter spent eight years at Alibaba and played a leading role in the company’s global expansion.
• His previous roles within Alibaba Group include Vice President of International Marketing and Website Operations.
• Porter has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.