Thursday, April 14, 2016

Monday Ap 18 11am, Ant (Alibaba affiliate) President Jing speaking

Eric Jing (MBA'05) will be on campus this coming Monday and will be doing a presentation and Q and A with Marketing Professor mark Bergen at 11:00 AM in the 3M Auditorium in the Carlson School.  Please join us if you are interested or and invite international students or other students who may be interested.  We want to have a nice crowd to welcome Eric and many people are interested in what Alibaba and Ant Financial are doing in Asia and around the world.  Here is the text copy that went out to our students as well as a word doc to create your own email.

You’re invited to a special presentation by Carlson School alum Eric Jing, ’05 CHEMBA. As Director of Alibaba and President of Ant Financial, Jing is an innovative business leader who will share his perspective on international business.

Moderated by Associate Dean Mark Bergen, the event will include a question-and-answer session and an exciting announcement about the future of the Carlson School’s business education programming in China. The event is free to attend, registration is required.

Presentation by Ant Financial Services Group President Eric Jing
Monday, April 18, 2016
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
3M Auditorium – Carlson School of Management

About Ant Financial Services Group

Ant Financial Services Group is an Alibaba finance affiliate based in Hangzhou, China that provides a range of financial services and products to businesses and consumers, serving more than 450 million users annually. Formerly known as Alipay, Ant Financial Services operates an online payment platform that is valued at more than $60 billion.

Alibaba is a leading online and mobile marketplace that has leveraged innovation and technology to grow into the world’s largest retailer with annual sales approaching $500 billion. Founded in 1999 in Hangzhou, the Alibaba Group has a market value exceeding $200 billion and holds the record for largest IPO in history.

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