Wang Gang, a former vice-president with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and head of its autonomous driving lab in the DAMO Academy, has quit to start his own business. Photo: AP
Wang Gang, a former vice-president with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and head of its autonomous driving lab in the DAMO Academy, has quit to start his own business. Photo: AP
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Alibaba’s auto driving lab chief Wang Gang leaves to start his own business

  • Wang joined Hangzhou-based Alibaba in 2017 and played a key role in the development of Tmall Genie
  • Wang is just the latest scientist to leave a Chinese Big Tech firm, with many choosing to return to academia

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Wang Gang, a former vice-president with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and head of its autonomous driving lab in the DAMO Academy, has quit to start his own business. Photo: AP
Wang Gang, a former vice-president with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and head of its autonomous driving lab in the DAMO Academy, has quit to start his own business. Photo: AP
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