Watch An Insight, An Idea with Jack Ma from this year's Annual Meeting here.

In this video interview, filmed at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos in 2015, Alibaba founder Jack Ma describes the failures and triumphs that got him where he is today, blazing a trail through the global e-commerce industry. He also explains why beer is important, rejection is a blessing and that his dexterity with the English language comes courtesy of Richard Nixon.