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Where is Jack Ma?

The whereabouts of the Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder has been a mystery for over two years.

Where is Jack Ma?
Where is Jack Ma?

Jack Ma is a Chinese billionaire and the founder of Alibaba Group, one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world. He was once one of the most visible and outspoken business leaders in China, but he has largely disappeared from public view since late 2020.

In this blog post, we will explore the mystery of Jack Ma’s whereabouts. We will look at the events leading up to his disappearance, the various theories about where he might be, and the implications of his absence for Alibaba and the Chinese tech industry.

What happened to Jack Ma?

In October 2020, Jack Ma gave a speech in which he criticized China’s financial regulators. He accused them of stifling innovation and hindering the growth of the Chinese tech industry.

Shortly after his speech, Ma disappeared from public view. He canceled a scheduled appearance on a TV show, and he stopped posting on social media. Alibaba also announced that Ma would be stepping down as the company’s chairman.

Where is Jack Ma now?

There have been various reports about Jack Ma’s whereabouts. Some say that he is living in exile in the United States or Japan. Others say that he is under house arrest in China.

Why did Jack Ma disappear?

There are several possible reasons why Jack Ma disappeared. One possibility is that he was forced to step down by the Chinese government. Another possibility is that he went into hiding to avoid being arrested.

What are the implications of Jack Ma’s disappearance?

Jack Ma’s disappearance has had a number of implications for Alibaba and the Chinese tech industry. Alibaba’s stock price has fallen sharply, and the company has been forced to make a number of concessions to the Chinese government.


The mystery of Jack Ma’s whereabouts remains unsolved. However, his disappearance is a sign of the growing tensions between the Chinese government and the tech industry.


If you are interested in learning more about Jack Ma and the Chinese tech industry, I recommend reading the following articles:

  • Jack Ma: The Man Who Made China Rich by Bloomberg
  • Jack Ma isn´t back: by wired uk
  • China’s Tech Crackdown: What It Means for the Future of the Internet: by Wired

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