After graduating from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China with a Master of Computer Science, Raymond Ma began his career at IBM. The following ten years were spent working across IBM IT consulting arm, before moving on to run product portfolio of IBM Smarter Cities.

It was in 2015 that Raymond was appointed General Manager of Alibaba Cloud ASEAN. In this role he specialized in providing cloud and big data services to ASEAN market.

In 2016, Raymond was appointed General Manager Alibaba Cloud ASEAN and ANZ. The expanded remit sees Raymond heavily invested in varied levels of Australian and New Zealand businesses working alongside startups, SMEs, corporations and government organizations to demonstrate the many capabilities Alibaba Cloud can deliver.

In 2018, Raymond started to set focus on ANZ market.