Yong Zhang is a businessperson who has been at the head of 5 different companies. Presently, Mr. Zhang occupies the position of Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba Group (U.S) Inc. and Chairman of Shenzhen OneTouch Enterprise Service Co., Ltd. (both are subsidiaries of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.), Chairman of Intime Retail (Group) Co. Ltd. and Chairman of Sun Art Retail Group Ltd.
He is also on the board of The Consumer Goods Forum, Weibo Corp. and Paytm E-Commerce Pvt Ltd. and Member of The Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
In his past career Yong Zhang was Chief Financial Officer at Taobao.com, Chief Financial Officer for Taobao Marketplace, Chief Financial Officer for Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd., Senior Manager-Audit & Business Advisory Division at PricewaterhouseCoopers (China), General Manager for Tmall.com and Principal at Arthur Andersen Southern China.
Mr. Zhang received an undergraduate degree from Shanghai University of Finance & Economics.