Jack Ma Yun is a Chinese business magnate who has brought a revolution on the internet with his B2B website Alibaba.com. Born on September 10, 1964, in China, Jack’s early life was full of struggles but he did not give up. Today his net worth is $40.5 billion and he is one of the richest people in China. His wisdom and eye into the future in the late ’90s is what turned out to be the reason for his success today.
Jack is also known for sharing his valuable advice on different topics ranging from business, entrepreneurship, and young people.
When asked about his vision about the future, Jack says.
People [will] only work four hours a day and maybe four days a week. My grandfather worked 16 hours a day in the farmland and [thought he was] very busy. We work eight hours, five days a week and think we are very busy, JackMa – Ali Baba
Jack Ma of Alibaba gave this prediction in CNBC at the Gateway 17 conference for entrepreneurs.
Jack also said that in the future, both the rich and the poor, bosses, and their employees would be immensely affected by automation.
The first technology revolution caused World War I. The second technology revolution caused World War II. This is the third technology revolution
Jack Ma also spoke about future traveling. People will be able to visit more places in the future than they can now.
Normal people visit, like, 30 places. Thirty years later, they will probably visit 300 places.