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Brian Wong '96

Wong is the founder and chairman of RADII, a digital media company dedicated to bridging the understanding between youth in the east and west. He is also a former vice president of Alibaba Group, where he was the first American and 52nd employee. 

 At Alibaba, Wong contributed to the company’s early globalization efforts in various business roles such as head of international marketing and business development and vice president of global sales. He also served as special assistant to the Chairman for international affairs, executive director of the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy, and led the Alibaba Global Initiatives (AGI) team, developing and leading capacity building programs for entrepreneurs, universities and government leaders in emerging markets from Africa to Asia.

Wong earned his bachelor’s degree in literature and pre-med studies at Swarthmore. He also holds a Master’s certificate from the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for US and China Studies and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He also previously served as a member of the Wharton School Alumni Executive Board.

Wong is China Fellow with the Aspen Institute, was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a member of the Committee of 100.