Jack Ma Yun

Jack Ma Yun
  • Chairman
    Alibaba Group

Jack Ma is the Alibaba Group's Lead Founder and, since May 2013, has served as Executive Chairman. From the company's founding in 1999 until May 2013, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Ma currently serves on the board of SoftBank Corp., a Japanese telecommunications and internet corporation listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and one of the Alibaba Group's major shareholders. He is also Director of Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, an entertainment group in China listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and 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. Ma graduated from Hangzhou Teacher's Institute with a major in English language education.