Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA) London Information Session
Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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Jump-start your future with Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA), a full-time job opportunity starting with a 12-month intensive rotational program across Alibaba’s core business units at our global headquarter in Hangzhou, China. Upon completing the rotations, AGLA participants will be assigned into an impactful business role in one of our global oﬃces in US, EMEA, India and Southeast Asia.
In this interactive information session, Alibaba executive speakers will present you with this one-of-a-kind opportunity together with the company's vision and strategy in globalization. They will also take you into a deep dive of Alibaba's core businesses, as well as company culture.
Date: Oct. 29th, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Royal Institute of British Achitects
66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD
Terry von Bibra
Managing Director, Alibaba Group
Terry von Bibra has been working in the Online, Marketing and Retail space for the past 26 years.
Terry joined Amazon.com in 1998. He was responsible for Online Marketing and Business Development for Amazon Europe, initiating and building Amazon’s core Marketing channels, including Affiliate Marketing, SEM, SEO and other programs.
Terry joined Yahoo! in 2005, initially as Managing Director for Yahoo! Germany. He went on to also lead Yahoo!’s Price Comparison/Shopping portal Kelkoo as well as the Overture Search Marketing divisions for Yahoo! in Germany. Terry later led as “VP Marketplaces” Yahoo!’s effort across the EMEA region for all aspects of monetization including Advertising Strategy & Operations, Video, Mobile, Pricing & Yield Optimization, Data Strategy & Policy as well as Brand & Performance Marketing.
In 2013 Terry joined the German department store chain Karstadt to lead the company-wide transition from a traditional bricks and mortar retailer to a modern Omnichannel retailer. Terry’s responsibilities included Omnichannel, eCommerce as well as overall Marketing for the company.
In Nov 2015 Terry joined Alibaba ls Managing Director for the Alibaba Group in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Eastern Europe and Turkey. In this role Terry serves as an ambassador from Alibaba to European brands and retailors, connecting these European businesses to one or more of the B2B, C2C, B2C, Cloud-, Financial- and other services and platforms of the Alibaba Group and the over 400 mio Chinese consumers that can be reached on them.
Vice President, Alibaba Group
Brian A Wong is vice president of the Alibaba Group, the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company where he is presently responsible for executive leadership development and globalization initiatives.
During his thirteen-year tenure with the firm, Brian served as the Special Assistant to the Chairman managing international and government affairs, led the company’s global sales, business development and marketing operations, and spearheaded Alibaba.com’s international expansion by setting up new operations and partnerships in the US, India, SE Asia, Europe, Middle East and Latin America.
Brian originally joined the company as its 52nd employee. During his time away from Alibaba, Brian was an angel investor in ecommerce, digital media and consumer-related start-ups, and was also the co-founder/CEO of one of his portfolio companies. He also was an executive at the McGraw-Hill Companies, a management consultant and served as Special Assistant to Mayor Willie L. Brown of San Francisco.
Brian is a graduate of Swarthmore College, the Hopkins (SAIS)-Nanjing Center, and the Wharton School. He is a member of the Wharton School Alumni Executive Board, a board director of the 1990 Institute, and was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Sr. HR Director, Alibaba Group
Annie Jie Xu is the head of Alibaba Group US Operation and Human Resource. She joined Alibaba in 2000 and has been a leading force in its direction since day one. Working in partnership with key leaders in the US and highest level of executives in Alibaba, Annie currently focuses on organizational development, employee communications, talent development and training. Annie received a BS in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She was named Top 100 Women of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal in 2013.