Buro 24/7's Mira Duma interviews Alibaba founder Jack Ma in Russia for #SPIEF2015
At the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
Buro 24/7 founder and global style icon – Miroslava Duma – or @MiraDuma as she is known by her one million plus Instagram followers, hosted a unique talk with one of the most successful digital businessmen: Jack Ma Yun.
The two digital pioneers spoke at the St. Petersberg International Economic Forum (#SPIEF2015) and the conversation began with a highlight of Ma's incredible achivements with the Alibaba Group. Duma reminded the crowd that the Alibaba Group began with just 18 employees and $50k capital, asking Ma to share the secrets of his success. The Chinese businessman advised that people should not seek to conquer the world, but to work slowly towards a goal and to always work as a team. He told the audience to not be afraid of making mistakes and speaking of his dreams for the future, Ma said that he would like to see his company go on to exist for 100 or even better 200 years, and of course given the pace at which the Alibaba Group is developing there is a good chance that his dream could come true...