Managing Director of Ads Marketing
Google & YouTube
Tara Walpert Levy is the Managing Director of Ads Marketing at Google, where she leads the marketing team focused on large advertisers and agencies. She is also responsible for advertiser communications and market development for YouTube worldwide.
Prior to Google, Tara was the President of Visible World, building the company into the leading targeted TV advertising platform for media sellers, agency executives, and marketers. She also spent six years at McKinsey & Company, where she was a leader of the Global Media & Entertainment and Sales & Marketing groups. Tara began her career in print and online advertising sales and has worked as an investment banker for Goldman Sachs and a consultant for The LEK Partnership.
Tara writes and speaks frequently on the shifting advertising landscape and has been named by Advertising Age as one of the top "Women to Watch", by Crain’s as one of NYC’s “40 Under 40”, and by Fast Company as one of the “Most Creative People in Business.”
Tara sits on the Board of Directors of Bloomin' Brands, one of the world's largest casual dining companies, and FEGS, the largest health and human services non-profit in the U.S. She also serves on the the alumni advisory board of McKinsey & Company and the advisory boards of the dmg and Wharton's Future of Advertising Program. Tara also invests in and advises media and marketing startups in the NY area.
Speaking at: Bringing Branded Content to Life