Jack Ma is the lead founder of Alibaba and has been the group's executive chairman, a role he will step down from in September 2019. He is also the founder of the Zhejiang-based Jack Ma Foundation. He currently serves on the board of SoftBank Corp. He is also a member of the foundation board of the World Economic Forum, chairman of the Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of the China Entrepreneur Club. Alibaba owns, among other organisations, the South China Morning Post.