Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has been invited as a visiting professor at Tokyo College, a new organization run by the University of Tokyo, the University of Tokyo announced.
This same university has announced that Jack Ma’s appointment as China’s most well-known entrepreneur will end by the end of October, but this contract can be extended annually if he wishes.
At the college, Jack Ma will be involved in areas such as advising on important research topics and lecturing on business management and start-up. Tokyo College was established in 2019 to act as a link between the University of Tokyo and overseas researchers and research institutions.
Alibaba is the world’s largest retail company and is in the list of the world’s largest e-commerce companies. In 2020, this company took the fifth place of the largest artificial intelligence company. Alibaba is one of the largest investment companies and also a high-risk capital. This company hosts the largest markets.
It was September 2018 when Jack Ma announced that he would retire from Alibaba and plan to engage in philanthropic, educational and environmental work. In the same year, Daniel Zhang succeeded him as CEO of Alibaba.
In 2019, he was one of the most powerful people in the world according to the list of Forbes magazine, and he was ranked 21st in this list, and he is also known as a role model in start-up companies.