Trudy Shan DAI joined our company in 1999 as one of the members of the Alibaba founding team, is a member of the Alibaba Partnership. She has been serving as the chief executive officer of Taobao and Tmall Group since March 2023. Taobao and Tmall Group, a business group of Alibaba Group, is a globally leading company driven by technology, which currently comprises Taobao, Tmall, Tmall Global, Taobao Live, Tmall Supermarket, Taocaicai, Taobao Deals, Xianyu, Alimama and 1688.com, providing services such as online retail, online wholesale, resale, and digital marketing.
Prior to her current role, Trudy served as President of Alibaba's Core Domestic e-Commerce from January 2022 to February 2023. From January 2017 to December 2021, she was president of Alibaba's Industrial E-commerce (formerly “B2B business”), which at the time comprised Alibaba.com, 1688.com, AliExpress, Taobao Deals as well as digital agriculture. She concurrently served as president of Alibaba's Community E-commerce from March to December 2021.
Trudy was chief customer officer of Alibaba Group from June 2014 to January 2017. She also served as senior vice president of human resources and administration of Taobao and Alibaba.com, as well as deputy chief people officer and chief people officer of Alibaba Group from 2009 to 2014. From 2007 to 2008, she served as general manager of Alibaba.com. Prior to that, she was vice president of human resources of Yahoo China and the first general manager of Alibaba.com's Guangzhou branch, in charge of field and telephone sales, marketing and human resources in Guangdong Province. From 2002 to 2005, she served as senior sales director of TrustPass.
Trudy received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Hangzhou Institute of Electrical Engineering.