30 Jan Jack Ma on the IQ of love – and other top quotes from his Davos interview
On the impact of technology
“We are very lucky because the world is in a big transformation because of technology. This new technology will create a lot of successful people, interesting careers but honestly every new technology will create social problems.
“If we don’t align together, human beings are going to fight each other, because each technology revolution makes the world unbalanced.”
On the key to success
“To gain success a person will need high EQ; if you don’t want to lose quickly you will need a high IQ, and if you want to be respected you need high LQ – the IQ of love.”
On women in business
“If you want your company to be successful; if you want your company to operate with wisdom, with care, then women are the best.
“37% of senior management in Alibaba are women. Part of the ‘secret sauce’ of our success is because we have so many women colleagues.”