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Human Ingenuity Perseveres Through Crisis

Joseph Tsai, Alibaba Group
With Tom Byers, Stanford University

Speaking in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic while under quarantine in Hong Kong, Alibaba co-founder and executive vice chairman Joe Tsai invites us to consider wars and pandemics of the past, and take courage from the inherent human urge to bounce back. Human beings are by nature optimistic, he finds, and will always “look up rather than look down.”