Jack Ma Yun

Jack Ma Yun
  • Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group, People's Republic of China

Jack Ma is Alibaba Group's lead founder and, since May 2013, has served as the company's Executive Chairman. From its founding in 1999 until May 2013, Jack served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Jack currently serves on the board of SoftBank Corp., one of Alibaba Group's major shareholders and a Japanese telecommunications and Internet corporation listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He is also a director of Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, an entertainment group in China listed on The Shenzhen Stock Exchange, as well as chair of The Nature Conservancy's China board of directors and a director of its global board of directors. In September 2013, he joined the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation as a director. Jack is a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum. He graduated from Hangzhou Teacher's Institute.