16 Oct 2017

Globes: Alibaba to open Israel R&D center

The Chinese ecommerce giant is opening seven R&D labs around the world including one in Tel Aviv.

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has announced that it is opening an R&D lab in Israel. Speaking at Alibaba’s Computing Conference in China, CTO Jeff Zhang unveiled a $15 billion global research program, which includes opening seven R&D labs worldwide over the next three years in Tel Aviv, Beijing, Hangzhou, San Mateo, Bellevue, Moscow, and Singapore. Zhang said that Alibaba is initially seeking to recruit 100 talented researchers from around the world.

Read more here: http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-alibaba-to-open-israel-rd-center-1001207672