Chief Strategic Officer – OMD, China
Paul Lin is the Chief Strategy Officer for OMD China. Paul started his career during Dot Com, when the first wave of the Internet was the Wild West and nobody had a business model. He fell in love with technology & the start-up culture and carried that passion to world class Ad Agencies like DDB, BBDO, Wunderman and Saatchi.
Paul has worked across multiple categories and markets for some of the best brands in the world. He is passionate about the creative process, and specializes in crafting integrated solutions that solve client’s business problems. When Paul is not working with clients, he’s working with the Marketing and Tech community in China to help drive advocacy and policy. In his spare time, he is the ’Chair” of the Marketing & Media Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he acts as a Mentor to a couple of Accelerator programs in Shanghai and works closely with start-ups and entrepreneur's to help guide them through the China business environment.
Paul’s a leader, a collaborator, an advocate for great ideas. He’s lived in the US and Canada, and now calls Shanghai home.