Tara Walpert Levy leads the Agency Solutions team at Google and YouTube. She is also responsible for Google's brand specialist sales teams, from Sponsorships & Upfront Deals to Creative Services to Multicultural Solutions. Before this, Tara led Google’s Global Ads Product Marketing teams for YouTube and Doubleclick.
Prior to Google, Tara was the President of Visible World (now owned by Comcast), building the company into the leading targeted TV advertising platform. She also spent five years at McKinsey & Company, where she was a leader of the Global Media & Entertainment and Sales & Marketing groups.
Tara writes and speaks frequently on the shifting advertising landscape and is the Chair of the AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement, which she was inducted into in 2013. She has been named one of Fast Company's “Most Creative People in Business”, an AdAge "Woman to Watch" and one of Crain’s “40 Under 40” in NYC.
Tara has been a Director and member of the Audit Committee of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. since 2013. She is also a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Ad Council and serves on the Global Advisory Board for Wharton's Future of Advertising Program.