BWG Connect invites to you participate in an interactive discussion with Alibaba Group and Alipay. Alibaba is the world’s largest retail commerce company that operates online marketplaces connecting both consumers and merchants. Alibaba has over half a billion consumers and merchants with their own online storefronts across Alibaba’s platforms. They are a gateway for thousands of global brands, retailers and companies that sell to Chinese consumers.
|This event is co-hosted by BWG Connect and Alibaba Group. |
Alibaba owns the world’s largest e-commerce markets with 710M online shoppers. Its array of business units including Alibaba.com, Tmall, Alipay and Fliggy,
Alipay has over 700 million active members and over 80% active mobile users.
Head of Integrated Marketing, North America at Alibaba Group
Rachel joined Alibaba in year 2010, she was responsible for marketing and strategic partnership development for international markets at Alibaba.com. In year 2014, she focused on international government relations at Alibaba Group Public Affairs. In year 2017, she focused on globalization strategic development across business units among Alibaba eco-system, especially for European markets, at Alibaba Globalization Business in headquarter. She now is responsible for strategic partnerships & integrated marketing for North America markets at group level.
Strategic Partnership and Integrated Marketing for Canada at Alibaba Globalization Business
Joined Alibaba in 2016, now based in Vancouver as lead of Alibaba Global Business in Canada, responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of the globalization of the Alibaba Group ecosystem in Canada.
Head of US at Ant Financial
Joanie Xie serves as Head of U.S. at Ant Financial Services Group where she is responsible for Ant’s overall business in the U.S. Joanie joined Ant Financial in 2014 and was a founding member of the U.S. office where she helped to form Ant’s U.S. strategy, build new products and establish various partnerships. She was also a founding member of Ant’s Global Strategic Partners group, working with global tech giants and building key strategic partnerships, driving initiatives focused on growth across Ant’s portfolio of global e-wallets.
Prior to joining Ant Financial, Joanie was Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking division where her expertise included M&A, IPOs, and other financing transactions in the technology, consumer and industrial space.
Senior Vice President at BWG Strategy LLC
BWG Strategy is a research platform that provides market intelligence through Event Services, Business Development initiatives, and Market Research services. BWG hosts over 1,800 interactive executive strategy sessions (conference calls and in-person forums) annually that allow senior industry professionals across all sectors to debate fundamental business topics with peers, build brand awareness, gather market intelligence, network with customers/suppliers/partners, and pursue business development opportunities.