Citizenship/Residence Hangzhou ,China
Lucy Peng is arguably Alibaba’s most powerful woman executive. Peng was a cofounder of Alibaba and continues to serve as its chief people officer. In march 2013, she was appointed as the CEO of Ant Financial Services. It entails Alipay, China’s version of PayPal and the engine powering the entire Alibaba e-commerce world; Alipay Wallet, a mobile payment service provider, among others. It recently added MYbank, commercial banking for small clients. An IPO for Ant Financial is in the cards.