Sara Ye is MD for GroupM Search/Digital Lab. She heads the strategic and operational development of GroupM's four agencies' (Mindshare, Maxus, MEC, and Mediacom) search marketing organisation in China.
Dr. Ye has 14 years of marketing and advertising experience in China and the United States, more than half of which were spent in digital media and search marketing.
Prior to joining GroupM, she worked for Google's California headquarters and Google China for four years. Ye started her career with J. Walter Thompson. From 1996 to 2000, she was associate director in Euro RSCG. Her client portfolio includes P&G, Colgate Palmolive, Pepsi Food International, Intel, HP, among many others.
Dr. Ye holds a PhD degree in communication and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin in the United States.