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Recently Alibaba’s Chinese online commerce sites drove over $5.7 billion US dollars worth of sales in a single day. Learn what it takes to run these sites and how the Alibaba Group has impacted the Chinese economy. This event is specifically geared towards engineers and IT professionals who are interested in learning about the growth of eCommerce and technology.
Free admission. Snack and Beverage will be served.
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6:35-6:45: Opening Remarks by Conrad Lee, Mayor of Bellevue
6:45-7:30: Technology Innovation at Alibaba by Jian Wang, CTO, Alibaba Group
7:30-8:15: Cloud computing at Alibaba by Hong Tung, Senior Director, Alibaba Group
Dr. Wang, Jian Chief Technology Officer, Alibaba Group. Dr. Wang became chief technology officer in August 2012 with responsibility for the formulation and implementation of Alibaba Group’s technology development strategy. He has also been overseeing Alibaba Cloud Computing.
Shan Dai, Senior Vice President and Co-founder, Alibaba Group. As a member of the Alibaba founding team, Trudy has held numerous management positions within Alibaba Group and has deep knowledge of the company’s business. Trudy Dai has been chief people officer of Alibaba Group since May 10, 2013, in charge of organization development and preservation of the Group's value-based culture.
Hong Tung, Senior Director, Alibaba Cloud Computing. Dr. Hong Tang joined Aliyun.com in 2010, and is currently a Senior Director in charge of the development of Apsara Cloud Platform.
Event website: http://www.alibaba.com/activities/atf2014seattle.html
This event is hosted by Entrepreneurs and Experts in Seattle Group (http://www.meetup.com/entrepreneursgroups/), and co-sponsored by Seattle Technical Forum.