Sharon Gai

Head of Global Key Accounts

Alibaba Group

Sharon Gai started her career in e-commerce at a Fortune 500 systems integrator, enabling SMB’s to conveniently order computer hardware online. She was part of Alibaba’s globalization initiative in the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy in which she advised large to emerging internet-viral brands in crafting their digital marketing and online e-commerce strategy in China. She currently serves as the Head of Global Key Accounts in Tmall, China’s largest ecommerce platform. She has been the keynote speaker in various ecommerce and retail conferences such as Ecomworld, Etail, and Expo Asia. A Global Shaper in the China chapter of the World Economic Forum, she is co-authoring a book called Contemporary Strategic Market Entry to China set to come out in March 2022. Sharon has an Honors Bachelors degree in International Development from McGill and a Masters in Information Management from Columbia University.