Executive Officer, Dentsu Group Inc.
Jean Lin was appointed Executive Officer at Dentsu Group Inc. in August 2021. In her new role with Dentsu Group, she advises and guides the development of dentsu Sustainable Business Solutions across dentsu Japan Network and dentsu International. Dentsu Sustainable Business Solutions aims to achieve ‘growth from good’ for our clients’ business by bringing together dentsu’s deep understanding of consumers and commitments to society, with creativity and technology, to deliver sustainable business innovation critical for people and planet.
As an entrepreneur and advocate for the power of innovation, Jean joined the Dentsu group when her digital agency wwwins Consulting was acquired by Isobar. Prior to her current role, Jean held several senior executive positions with the group including Global CEO of Isobar, and most recently Global Chief Executive Officer, Creative, at Dentsu International. Jean has also been a member of Dentsu International Global Executive Board since January 2016.
Named one of 30 global “Women to Watch” by Advertising Age in 2009, Jean ranked amongst Asia Pacific’s top female talent in 2010, selected as one of the region’s Top 5 CEOs by Campaign Asia Pacific in 2013, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Campaign’s Digital A-List in 2015.
Jean is known for her keen interest in celebrating the progress of modern creativity, serving as Jury President for the Cannes Lions Cyber Jury in 2015 and again in June 2018 as Jury President for the Cannes Lions Digital Craft category. She also served as Jury President for the inaugural D&AD e-Commerce jury and Black Pencil jury in 2021, and will be Jury President for the Spikes Asia Mobile, Digital Craft Jury in 2022.