Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman Jack Ma delivers the keynote speech, titled ‘When East Meets West’, at the South China Morning Post’s China Conference. Ma is also founder of the Zhejiang-based Jack Ma Foundation. In January 2016, he was named a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) advocate by the United Nations. In September 2016, he was named special adviser of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for Youth Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Alibaba Group is owner of the South China Morning Post .