How the Internet is Revolutionizing Lives in China and the World
Luncheon presentation by David Wei, Chairman and Founding Partner, Vision Knight Capital, and former CEO, Alibaba.com Ltd.
Registration at 12:15 pm
Luncheon at 12:30 pm
Close at 2:00 pm
David Wei is the founding partner and Chairman of Vision Knight Capital. He has around 20 years of experience in investment, management and operation in China. Prior to founding Vision Knight Capital, Mr. Wei was CEO of Alibaba.com Limited, a leading global e-commerce company, for five years. Mr. Wei successfully led the listing of Alibaba.com Limited on the Hong Kong stock exchange in 2007. Between 2000-2006, he worked at Kingfisher plc, a leading home improvement retailer in Europe and Asia. He was the chief representative for Kingfisher's Asia sourcing office, and CFO then CEO of B&Q China, a subsidiary of Kingfisher plc. Under Mr. Wei’s leadership, B&Q China grew to become China's largest home improvement retailer. He has also served as head of investment banking for Orient Securities Co. and then corporate finance manager at Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers).
Mr. Wei was ranked one of "China’s Best CEOs” by Financial Asia magazine in 2010. He holds a Bachelor's degree in international business management from Shanghai International Studies University and is a graduate of the corporate finance program at the London Business School.