Founder, Chairperson, & CEO, DHGATE - corporate.dhgate.com
Diane Wang is the founder, chairperson and CEO of DHgate (corporate.dhgate.com) – one of the leading B2B cross-border e-commerce platforms in China. Founded in 2004, DHgate takes a stand for fair world trade and upholds diversity and creativity by connecting micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) from every corner of the world with high-quality products.
Diane has leveraged over 30 years of business and digital experience to drive DHgate’s mission to empower people through digitalisation. The critical focus of the organisation is accelerating digital transformation for MSMEs and partners and empowering women and societies through digital inclusion. Currently, the company has actively engaged 2.2 million sellers and 31 million buyers from 222 countries/regions, with access to 32 million products.
Before founding DHgate, Diane served as the youngest senior executive at Microsoft China and the only female in a top position at Cisco. In 1999, as a member of the first generation of e-commerce entrepreneurs in China, she established Joyo.com, China’s first B2C trading platform.