Daniel Yong Zhang

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Daniel Yong Zhang

Daniel Yong Zhang

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Taobao Marketplace
Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Shanghai Yunfeng Investment Management Co. Ltd.

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President at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Executive Chairman at Ant Group Co., Ltd.

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Director & Chief Financial Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Former Senior Consultant, Motorola Solutions (China) Co., Ltd at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Former President of NCH USA at Valassis Communications, Inc.

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Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

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Deputy Chief Technology Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Investor at BirdEye, Inc.

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Daniel Yong Zhang
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics engages in the provision of educational services. It offers courses under the following school and departments: business, accountancy, finance, international business administration, economics, public economics and administration, humanities, law, information management and engineering, statistics, foreign languages, mathematics, international cultural exchange, professional and international education and continuing education. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.


The Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants is a Chinese private company located in Beijing. The firm operates as an accounting organization. Hui Gao is the current CEO of the firm.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - Current

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade. It operates through the following business segments: Core Commerce; Cloud Computing; Digital Media and Entertainment; and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The Core Commerce segment comprises of platforms operating in retail and wholesale. The Cloud Computing segment consists of Alibaba Cloud, which offers elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network, large scale computing, security, management and application, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and other services provide for enterprises of different sizes across various industries. The Digital Media and Entertainment segment relates to the Youko Tudou and UC Browser business. The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment includes businesses such as AutoNavi, DingTalk, Tmall Genie, and others. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.


Alibaba Group (U.S.), Inc. operates as an online and mobile commerce company. The company was founded by Yun Ma and Mingyong Huang and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

2008 - 2013

Tmall.com, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is a Chinese company located in Hangzhou. The firm provides online shopping services. On 30 Sep 15 Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd. acquired Tmall.com from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.The company says this about itself: Launched in 2008, Tmall caters to consumers looking for branded products and a premium shopping experience. A large number of international and Chinese brands and retailers have established storefronts on Tmall. Tmall was China's largest third-party platform for brands and retailers in terms of gross merchandise value in 2017. Tmall is a business of Alibaba Group.

Boards & Committees
Non-Executive Director
2014 - 2015

Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the provision of Internet technology, service tools, and platforms to offer medical and healthcare services. Its activities include self-operated healthcare product sales, e-commerce platform services, tracking services, and innovative healthcare related services and others. The company was founded on March 11, 1998 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Independent Director

Xunlei Ltd. is a holding company, which provides shared cloud computing and blockchain technology services. It provides a wide range of products and services across cloud acceleration, blockchain, shared cloud computing and digital entertainment to deliver an efficient internet experience. The company was founded by Sheng Long Zou and Hao Cheng in December 2002 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.


Special Assistant to Daniel Zheng at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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