Jeff Bezos vs Jack Ma

Jeff Bezos’s profile picture
Jack Ma’s profile picture
CEO and Founder, Amazon.com
Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group
$127.26 Billion
Net worth 2018
$40.6 Billion
Technology
Industry
Technology
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S
Residence
Hangzhou
United States
Country
China
12/01/1964
BirthDay
10/09/1964
1.71 m
Height
4
Children
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Princeton University
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Hangzhou Teacher's Institute
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2018

According to Forbes, Bezos was listed in January 2018 as the wealthiest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$108

2017

As of October 2017, Bezos has been the wealthiest person in the world according to Forbes, surpassing Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates

2016

Bezos criticized Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election

2015

He has also figured in Fortune's list of 50 great leaders of the world for three straight years, topping the list in 2015

2014

In May 2014, Bezos was named World's Worst Boss by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), at their World Congress

2013

Moritz, Switzerland, and the 2013 conference in Watford, Hertfordshire, England

2011

He was a member of the Executive Committee of The Business Council for 2011 and 2012

2009

Nonprofit projects funded by Bezos Expeditions include:The foundation gave $10 million in 2009 and $20 million in 2010 to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

2008

Bezos was awarded an honorary doctorate in Science and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008

2006

" The company was kept secret for a few years; it became publicly known only in 2006 when it purchased a sizable aggregation of land in west Texas for a launch and test facility

2000

In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a human spaceflight startup company, partially as a result of his fascination with space travel, including an early interest in developing "space hotels, amusement parks, colonies and small cities for 2 million or 3 million people orbiting the Earth

1999

He was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 1999

1998

Bezos was one of the first shareholders in Google, when he invested $250,000 in 1998

1994

com in 1994 after making a cross-country drive from New York to Seattle, writing up the Amazon business plan on the way

1986

In 1986, Bezos graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science

1982

While in high school, he attended the Student Science Training Program at the University of Florida, receiving a Silver Knight Award in 1982

1970

In 1970, DARPA's engineers created a model for a communications network for the military that could still function even if a nuclear attack demolished conventional lines of communication: ARPAnet, was the foundation of what would eventually become the Internet

1968

In April 1968 (when Jeff was 4), she married her second husband, Miguel "Mike" Bezos, a Cuban who immigrated alone to the United States when he was 15 years old

1964

Jeffrey Preston Bezos (/ˈbeɪzoʊs/; né Jorgensen; born January 12, 1964) is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, electrical engineer, computer scientist, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon

1958

Before joining the AEC, Gise had worked for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the research and development arm of the Department of Defense that was created in 1958 as the first response by the US government to the Russian launching of Sputnik I, the first artificial Earth satellite in 1957

1946

1946) was 17 years old and still in high school at the time of his birth

2018

In the same year, he has also participated in singing festival, as well as performing bizarre dances during Alibaba’s 18th anniversary party, showcasing his entertainment value

2016

As of 2016, Ma is the owner of Château de Sours in Bordeaux, Chateau Guerry in Côtes de Bourg and Château Perenne in Blaye, Côtes de Bordeaux

2015

"In 2015, Ma made his first purchase of conservation land outside China when he bought a 28,100-acre property named Brandon Park in Paul Smiths, New York, in Adirondack Park for $23 million

2014

In 2014, he was ranked as the 30th most powerful person in the world in an annual ranking published by Forbes

2013

In 2013, he became chairman of the board for The Nature Conservancy's China Program; this was one day after he stepped down from Alibaba as company CEO

2012

In November 2012, Alibaba's online transaction volume exceeded one trillion yuan

2011

The ownership dispute was resolved by Alibaba Group, Yahoo! and Softbank in July 2011

2010

com in May 2010, Ma announced Alibaba Group would begin in 2010 to earmark 0

2007

In 2007, in response to worldwide criticism of the practice of killing sharks for their fins, Ma announced that he and his family had "sworn off shark fin soup now and forever

2006

He later enrolled at Beijing-based Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and graduated in 2006

2005

In Sep 2005, World Economic Forum selected Ma as a "Young Global Leader"

2004

In 2004, China Central Television and its viewers selected Ma as one of the "Top 10 Business Leaders of the Year"

2003

Ma wanted to improve the global e-commerce system and from 2003 he founded Taobao Marketplace, Alipay, Ali Mama and Lynx

1999

In October 1999 and January 2000, Alibaba twice won a total of a $25 million foreign venture capital investment

1998

)From 1998 to 1999, Ma headed an information technology company established by the China International Electronic Commerce Center, a department of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation

1995

In April 1995, Ma, his wife, and a friend raised USD 20,000 and started their first company

1988

After that, Ma attended Hangzhou Teacher's Institute (currently known as Hangzhou Normal University) and graduated in 1988 with a B

1980

They married shortly after graduating in the late 1980s

1964

2Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云, [mà y̌n]; born September 10, 1964), known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate, philanthropist, internet and technology entrepreneur, who is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a conglomerate of Internet-based businesses

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