Jack Ma is a Chinese business magnate, investor, politician, philanthropist, and kung fu master.
Jack Ma, sometimes known as Ma Yun, is a Chinese business entrepreneur, philanthropist, and kung fu instructor. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of the international technology firm Alibaba Group. Ma is a staunch supporter of an open, market-driven economy.
Ma, a notable business leader, is regarded as a worldwide ambassador for Chinese business and is routinely rated as one of the world’s most influential persons as well as the world’s 20th richest person by Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes. He also acts as a model for new enterprises. In 2017, he was placed second on Fortune’s annual list of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.” In September 2018, he announced his retirement from Alibaba to pursue educational work, effective one year later, with Daniel Zhang taking over as executive chairman.
He is China’s richest man, with a net worth of $41.1 billion, as well as one of the wealthiest individuals in the world, and was rated 21st in the world by Forbes Magazine’s World’s Most Powerful People on February 2, 2019.
- Known for:Alibaba
- Born:Sep 10th, 1964
- Education:Hangzhou Teacher’s Institute, B.A. in English – 1988
- World wealth rank:56
- Net worth:$24.3 B
- Other Projects:Alibaba – Co-founder
Alibaba – Executive Officer – 1999 – 2019
Hangzhou Haibo Translation Agency – Founder – 1994
Hangzhou Dianzi University – Lecturer in English and International Trade – 1988