Tao joined Alipay of Ant Financial Group in January 2016, mainly focus on the expansion of next generation payment services from Asia to the EMEA by developing the strategic partnerships with top financial institutions. He also works on building and nurturing Alibaba & Ant Financial ecosystems from a global perspective. Tao reports directly to President of Alipay EMEA.
Prior to Alipay, Tao has 16 years senior leadership roles in telecom media & technologies industry, he has combined expertise of mobile payment, digital innovation and B2B & B2C selling. He is one of the pioneers who helped Chinese technologies business successfully established in Europe during the last two decades. Tao helped Huawei Technologies developed strategic key account enterprise business based in Europe, China and Asia Pacific, responsible for multi-billion turnover.
Tao enjoys travelling and golf, he has two lovely young kids.
Business Development Director EMEA, Alipay