Chairman, China Entrepreneur Club (CEC)
Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group
In 1995, Jack Ma founded China Yellow Pages, widely believed to be China’s first internet-based company. Ma later launched alibaba.com in 1999, a China-based business-to-business marketplace site. Ma served as chairman and chief executive officer until May 2013, and since has served as Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group.
Alibaba Group is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services. With the mission “to make it easy to do business anywhere,” Alibaba Group is dedicated to facilitating the growth of small businesses and enabling consumers to buy and sell with pleasure, confidence and convenience.
Ma currently serves on the board of SoftBank Corp, is chair of The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) China board of directors, and a member of TNC global board of directors. In September 2013, he joined the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation as a director. In August 2014, Jack was elected to the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum.
Ma graduated from Hangzhou Teacher’s Institute with a major in English language education.
- The China Entrepreneur Club: Ten Years
- 2016 China Entrepreneur Club Annual Ge
- innovation as key pillar of Sino-Europ
- Chinese business leaders to visit Germ
- Business leaders, officials eye new Si
- In Berlin to build bridges, not walls
- Chinese entrepreneurs voice confidence
- Jack Ma, Wang Jianlin Face Off at Shen
- At the Crossroads of Game Changers: 20
- CEC Elects Executive Board for 2015-20
- Ma Weihua on Australia
- Are You being Served？
- China-EU Business Breakfast Meeting
- Business luncheon with GE CEO Jeffery
- [Member Visit] Far East Holding Group
- CEC Luncheon with U.S. Ambassador Jon
- CEC Members Meet Gen. Colin Powell
- Dinner with the President and Senior E
- Dinner with Professor Stuart Hart, Aut
- Welcome Lunch for British Former Prime
- Dinner with Mr. John Chambers, the Pre
- Welcome Dinner for WEF Founder Prof. K
- Informal Business Lunch with Portugues
- [Member Visit] Eagle International Gr