Alibaba Group Holding Limited on Saturday the 4th of February 2017 opened its Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) headquarters in Australia’s Melbourne. A grand opening ceremony was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne CBD. Over 350 business, industry and government figures including federal ministers, state premieres, New Zealand ministers, the Chinese Ambassador, big corporate and Australian-Chinese business leaders have attended the event.
Jack Ma provided an inspirational speech talking about globalization, helping more small businesses, youth and women and his advice to his twenty year old self. Evocative quotes were included in the speech such as ‘Never, never give up’, ‘Believe the believe, trust the trust’, ‘Machines will be smarter than people but people are wiser than machines’ and ‘Today is tough, tomorrow is tougher but the day after tomorrow is beautiful however lots of businesses die in tomorrow evening’, and much more.
Check out the live videos below for his speech and you should learn a lot from him!
Jack Ma arrived at the media wall
Jack Ma’s Speech Part 1
Jack Ma’s Speech Part 2
Jack Ma’s Speech Part 3
Jack Ma’s Speech Part 4