Alibaba is an e-commerce platform that has brought all the global buyers and sellers on the same podium. It is the group of internet companies that have gained phenomenal success in the past decade. Alibaba has reaped glorious success in the fields of various type of businesses in 240 countries that include
- Consumer to Business (C2B)
- Business to Business (B2B)
- Cloud Computing
- Online Payment
Jack Ma has been the main person behind the inception and the success of Alibaba. Initially, in 1998, there were only eighteen people involved in the development of Alibaba and today, more than 24,000 employees are working for the attainment of its targets. These people are stationed in approximately 70 countries, which include; Korea, Japan, China, India, UK, USA and etc.
Jack Ma has graduated from Hangzhou Teacher’s Institute in 1998. He used to work as an English teacher before entering in the field of technology. He started Alibaba in 1999 and today it has more than 79 million registered users from 240 countries. He is the only Chinese man who was featured in Time magazine. Hee has net worth of 3.4 billion in USD and won many international and national awards to date.
Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, in his interview with Charlie Rose explained astounding facts about his online venture. How Jack Ma got involved in technology, how his professional career took a new turn- all have been highlighted in the interview. He has also explained the notions behind starting-up Alibaba. Things like Alibaba’s future in e-Commerce industry- the core competency of Alibaba, what will be Jack’s reactions, if Alibaba cannot surpass Wal-Mart and Google have been discussed.
Jack has an fascinating personality and in order to learn more about him, you may watch his interview with Charlie Rose.
Video: Founder Jack Ma Pours Light over Alibaba.com
(First released in June 2011)