Jesse Lin is CEO of Edelman’s Asia Pacific business of 24 offices across 13 countries and over 1,500 employees.
Prior to this, Jesse led McCann Worldgroup in April 2012 as Greater China CEO. In 2015, his role was expanded to drive accelerated growth in APAC region with his assuming additional responsibilities as Vice Chairman of McCann Worldgroup APAC and as Chairman of MRM//McCann APAC.
From an art director, to a dot.com entrepreneur to an agency leader, Jesse possess over 20 years of experience in marketing, digital marketing and communications. Prior to joining McCann Worldgroup, he successfully grew two start-up agencies (Leo Burnett Interactive Taiwan & W+K China) and one mid-size business (DDB Shanghai). After joining McCann Worldgroup Jesse focused on driving digitization and integration, achieved substantial growth and led the agency to win multiple Agency of The Year awards three years in a row (2015-2017).
Jesse holds an EMBA degree at Beijing University. Beyond the hectic agency life, he is an enthusiast of cycling and golf.