Maria Hatzistefanis Keynote Speaker
- Founder of Rodial & NIP+FAB
- Amazon Best Seller 'How To Be An Overnight Success' and Top 10 iTunes Podcast 'Overnight Success'
- Leading Motivational Female Entrepreneur
Maria Hatzistefanis's Biography
Maria Hatzistefanis is undoubtedly a woman of sheer determination, hard work and success. Having founded the groundbreaking skincare group Rodial in 1999, Maria led a fast-growing and global beauty empire. With innovative ideas and a brand that offers effective products to consumers, the two brands, Rodial & NIP+FAB & NIP+MAN sold through 20,000 doors across 35 countries globally.
Maria has executed her sharp eye for business opportunities by identifying a niche for treatments targeted to individual, specific skin concerns. Rodial & NIP+FAB is sold globally including Space NK, Harrods and Saks Fifth Avenue. As a female entrepreneur, Maria has expanded Rodial group by including cosmetic products and an exclusive sculpting bar in London’s Harvey Nichols. Maria has also pioneered the innovative concept of communicating with consumers in our digital age through social media, specifically Instagram (@mrsrodial).
Her ingenious and up-to-date strategy to expand her global beauty empire has given her the reputation as a high-profile entrepreneur but also an in-demand motivational speaker. Maria published ‘How To Be An Overnight Success’ in 2017 and in January 2020, her second book ‘How To Make it Happen’ will be released. The core to success, as Maria states in her books is self-belief. Her second book discusses and reveals expert advice and tips of the good and bad in business. Maria firm belief in determination and hard work is reflected in her 1m+ following across her social media platforms. Her audience is consistently motivated and encouraged by her, making her a naturally confident and inspiring public speaker in the field of creating your own brand, entrepreneurship and motivation. She has appeared as a speaker in various events such as VOGUE: 5 Days of Beauty in London, GQ’s Wired in Manchester and Fashion Tech Forum in New York City.
Her success reaches a range of audiences, as she launched her own podcast, ‘Overnight Success’ in Fall 2018. It is a 5 star review, regularly seen in top charts on iTunes with numerous amounts of downloads. The aim of the podcast is to inspire, motivate and entertain, featuring an array of celebrity guests and solo episodes that cover tips, trends, work, fashion and everything in between. The top download episodes include “How to slay in 2019” and “How to dress for success”. Alongside this, she has appeared as a guest mentor on the US show, ‘Project Runway’ (Fashion Startup show aired in 2016) in Season 1 and 6.