|Mr. Jack Ma|
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Alibaba.com Corporation [China]
Teacher and Lecturer in Hangzhou Institure of Electronic Engineering, English/International Trade Dept.
Founded China Pages, China's first Internet-based trade information website.
Joined the official site of China International Electronic Commerce Center (CIECC), under the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC).
Established the Alibaba.com head office in Hongkong, and the development center in Hangzhou.
Goldman Sachs, the world's largest investment bank, invested USD 5 million.
SOFTBANK invested USD 20 million in Alibaba. SOFTBANK's CEO Masayoshi Son was invited as the company's Board of Advisor.
The first Chinese to be on the cover of the Forbes magazine.
Ma was chosen by the World Economic Forum as a "Global Leader for Tomorrow."
Honored with Asian Business Association "Business Leadership Award" for his contribution towards the new business pattern and the globalization of trade.