Learn Where Is Jack Ma Now?

Jack Ma
Jack Ma

Jack Ma, who stepped down as a member of China's ruling Communist Party in 2019 is said to appear in Hong kong.

Since October 24, the billionaire, who is well-liked in China, has not been seen in public.

Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce giant, talked to a group of teachers online on Wednesday, making his first appearance in October.

The Chinese billionaire has kept a low public profile, since giving a speech in Shanghai in October last year criticizing China's banking regulators.

As per business sources, Ma paid a rare visit to Alibaba's Hangzhou campus in May for the company's annual "Ali Day" worker and family gathering.

Photos of Ma touring multiple agricultural greenhouses in eastern Zhejiang province were leaked on September 1.

Jack Ma Billionaire Philanthropy:

According to a corporate executive, Alibaba founder Jack Ma is still keeping a quiet profile, focusing on hobbies and philanthropy.

Jack Ma established the 'Jack Ma Foundation,' a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing education, the environment, and public health.

Jack Ma in philanthropy conference
Jack Ma in philanthropy conference

After the devastating earthquake in Sichuan in 2008, Alibaba donated $808,000.

Jack Ma was selected as a trustee of The Nature Conservancy's China program in 2009, and in 2010, he became one of the organization's Directors.

The Alibaba Hong Kong Young Entrepreneurs Foundation was established in 2015 to assist Hong Kong entrepreneurs in growing their businesses.

For his contributions to underprivileged populations in China, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East, Forbes honored him with the 'Malcolm S. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award' in 2019.

The billionaire entrepreneur has had a tumultuous year with the Chinese government, which has forced him to withdraw from public life.

Let's go through the work biography of Jack Ma:

Jack Ma was born on September 10, 1964, as Ma Yun in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

At a young age, Jack Ma began studying English. 

Jack Ma, who was nine years old at the time, rode his bicycle 27 kilometers to guide tourists and practice his English.

Jack Ma with Elon Musk
Jack Ma with Elon Musk

Jack Ma applied for 30 jobs and was turned down for all of them.

He applied for a position with the police department and was informed he was unsuitable for this job.

He then went to KFC with a group of 24 other people who had all been chosen to expect him.

Even though he was broken, he never gave up on his dream.

In 1994, Jack Ma became aware of the Internet and founded the "Hangzhou Haibo Translation Agency."

In 1995, Jack Ma traveled to the United States with his buddies where he gathered information about beer from several countries in the US except for China.

He was startled to discover that there was no general information about China available on the internet.

As a result, Jack Ma and his friends constructed an "ugly" China-related website, which they launched at  9:40 am. By 12:30, jack had received e-mails from several potential investors.

Jack Ma
Jack Ma

In April 1995, Jack Ma founded his second company with He Yibing named "China Pages."

Jack Ma and He Yibing registered the domain 'chinapages.com' in the United States on May 10, 1995.

Jack proved that "where there is a will, there's a way."

Ma was the CEO of the China International Electronic Commerce Centre, which is part of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, from 1998 to 1999.

In 1999, Jack Ma resigned as the CEO of China Commerce Centre and founded "Alibaba" with his 18 friends.

Startup of Alibaba:

Alibaba logo
Alibaba logo

Alibaba received a total of $25 million in foreign investment twice, in October 1999 and January 2000.

Alibaba's online transactions surpassed one trillion yuan in November 2012.

On January 9, 2017, Jack Ma met with US President Donald Trump and discussed Alibaba's plans to create 1 million jobs over the next five years.

On January 9, 2017, Jack Ma met with US President Donald Trump and discussed Alibaba's plans to create 1 million jobs over the next five years.

Jack Ma announced his resignation as executive chairman of Alibaba Group in September 2018.

Following his remarks, various allegations surfaced that he was forced to resign by Chinese officials, which he later rejected, claiming that he wishes to devote his time to philanthropy.