Rita Huang is chief executive of Dubai company iMile, a digital solution for last-mile delivery services.
Born in China, she worked in the medical equipment industry before becoming Huawei’s Middle East and Africa country manager.
Ms Huang settled in Dubai in 2014 as chief technology officer of e-commerce company Alibaba’s joint cloud computing venture.
After witnessing the e-commerce boom in the UAE, she founded iMile in 2017 to address key logistics industry challenges and also launched ePanda, a non-profit communication platform that connects Chinese investors with opportunities in the Middle East.
Ms Huang, 38, lives in Mirdif with her husband and three young