Jean Lin began her digital journey by establishing Isobar’s first Greater China office (then called wwwins Consulting in 1999) after beginning her advertising career with Ogilvy Advertising in Taiwan. Previously Asia Pacific CEO for Isobar, Jean was the driving force behind Isobar’s expansion in the region. The agency now counts adidas, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Google, Kellogg’s and P&G as clients and won the coveted Innovation Lion at Cannes last year for Fiat Livestore. In January 2016, Jean was appointed a member of the Dentsu Aegis Global Executive Team. Jean is constantly in pursuit of delivering borderless ideas and innovation. She is a recognized industry leader who excels at driving innovation to transform businesses and brands. As a result she was named one of 30 “Women to Watch” by Advertising Age in 2009; ranked amongst Asia Pacific’s top female talent in 2010 and was most recently named one of the region’s Top 5 CEOs by Campaign Asia Pacific. Under her leadership, Isobar has been awarded Digital Agency Network of the Year by Campaign Asia Pacific four years out of the last five. Jean speaks frequently at industry events such as the World Economic Forum, Cannes Lions and is often an award jury member for the Clio Awards, Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards among others. She also served as Jury President for the Cannes Lions Cyber Jury in 2015.
Based in Shanghai, Jean holds a Masters degree from Northwestern University in the US, and is married with two children.