Jack Ma, the founder of China’s big business conglomerate Alibaba Group, has been made a guest professor by the University of Tokyo, Japan. This information was given by the university administration on Monday.
According to the information, Jack Ma has been made a guest professor at the university’s Tokyo College and his tenure will end in October. The contract signed by the university with him has a provision to renew it on an annual basis.
Jack Ma will teach business and management
Jack Ma has been assigned the responsibility of advising on research papers and giving lectures to students on management and business start-ups at Tokyo College. Let me tell you, this news has come at a time when Jack Ma has returned to China in March after more than a year.
Let us inform, Tokyo College was established in 2019. It serves as a bridge between the University of Tokyo and the Overseas Research and Research Institute.
Jack Ma went missing in 2021
After criticizing the Chinese government in October 2020, Jack Ma, one of Asia’s richest man, disappeared and was not seen in any public event for a few months.
Let me tell you, in a speech in Shanghai, Jack Ma criticized China’s financial regulators and state-run banks and asked the government to make this system change and promote innovation. After his criticism, the IPO of his company Ant Group was also canceled. Even before that, cases of disappearance of many businessmen in China have come to the fore.