Yun Ma is a Chinese entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 5 companies, among them: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Alibaba.com Ltd. and China Pages and who has been at the head of 11 different companies.
He occupies the position of Executive Chairman for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (which he founded in 1999), Chairman of Alisoft (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and Executive Chairman at Alibaba Group (california) (which he founded) (both are subsidiaries of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.) and Chairman at Shanghai Yunfeng Investment Management Co. Ltd. (which he founded in 2010). Yun Ma is also on the board of SoftBank Group Corp., Alibaba Group Treasury Ltd. and Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences and Chairman for China Entrepreneur Club and Member-Foundation Board at Forum Mondial de L'Economie.
He previously was Chairman at Inter China Network Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd., President of China Pages (he founded the company in 1995), Chairman for Alipay.com Co., Ltd., Chairman of Taobao.com, Chairman for Alibaba.com Ltd. (he founded the company in 2007) and Chairman at Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce Shanghai.
Yun Ma received an undergraduate degree from Hangzhou Normal University.