Liyan Chen

International Corporate Affairs


Liyan Chen from Alibaba Group's International Corporate Affairs team is a product expert for the innovative AI, live-streaming, and ecommerce technologies powering Alibaba's full suite of mobile apps. Liyan also oversees global communications for Alibaba's flagship marketplace Taobao, the largest mobile shopping destination in China serving more than 785 million users, and the annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, during which $38.4 billion worth of goods were purchased within 24 hours in 2019. Liyan was previously a reporter and editor at Forbes Magazine covering technology at the intersection of China and the rest of the world.