Jack Ma

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Jack Ma
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Jack Ma during the World Economic Forum 2018
Ma Yun

(1964-09-10) 10 September 1964 (age 56)[1]
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Alma materHangzhou Normal University
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
OccupationFounder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group
Net worthDecreaseUS$38.6 billion (August 2018)[2]
Spouse(s)张瑛 (Cathy Zhāng Yīng)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese馬雲
Simplified Chinese马云

Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云, [mà y̌n];[3] born 10 September 1964), known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group. As of August 2018, he is one of China's richest men with a net worth of US$38.6 billion, as well as one of the wealthiest people in the world.

Ma announced he will retire from Alibaba on 10 September 2018 and focus on educational charity work.[4][5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jack Ma — born Ma Yun —". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-03-27.
  2. "Jack Ma". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  3. Tausche, Kayla (10 September 2014). "Alibaba's Jack Ma gets special gift for 50th birthday". CNBC.com. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  4. "China's richest man Jack Ma to stand down from Alibaba". Margi Murphy. Telegraph. 8 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. "Billionaire Jack Ma prepares for life after Alibaba. He'll retire Monday, report says". LULU YILUN CHEN and TOM MACKENZIE. Los Angeles Times. 7 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  6. "Alibaba's Jack Ma, China's richest man, to retire from company he co-founded". The Economic Times. 8 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.

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