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Speaker
Mr. Jack MaMr. Jack Ma
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Alibaba.com Corporation [China]
    
1988-1995
Teacher and Lecturer in Hangzhou Institure of Electronic Engineering, English/International Trade Dept.

1995-1997
Founded China Pages, China's first Internet-based trade information website.

1997-1999
Joined the official site of China International Electronic Commerce Center (CIECC), under the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC).

1999
Established the Alibaba.com head office in Hongkong, and the development center in Hangzhou.

Oct 1999
Goldman Sachs, the world's largest investment bank, invested USD 5 million.

Jan 2000
SOFTBANK invested USD 20 million in Alibaba. SOFTBANK's CEO Masayoshi Son was invited as the company's Board of Advisor.

Jul 2000
The first Chinese to be on the cover of the Forbes magazine.

Jan 2001
Ma was chosen by the World Economic Forum as a "Global Leader for Tomorrow."

Oct 2001
Honored with Asian Business Association "Business Leadership Award" for his contribution towards the new business pattern and the globalization of trade.

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