Jack Ma, originally Ma Yun, (born September 10, 1964, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China), a Chinese entrepreneur who was head of the Alibaba Group, which consists of several of China’s most popular Websites, including the business-to-business marketplace Alibaba.com and the shopping site Taobao.com.
Ma got intrigued by the English language as a little fellow, and during his teenage, he functioned as a guide for unfamiliar vacationers to Hangzhou. He bombed the placement test for the Hangzhou Teachers College twice. (His frail point was mathematics). He was conceded on the third attempt, in 1984, and he graduated with a four-year college education in English in 1988. From 1988 to 1993 he was teaching English at the Hangzhou Institute of Electronics and Engineering (presently Hangzhou Dianzi University). In 1994, he established his first organization, the Haibo Translation Agency, which gave English interpretation and understanding.