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Tara Walpert Levy

Vice President, Americas, YouTube

Tara Walpert Levy joined the Bloomin’ Brands Board in July of 2013 and currently serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee. 

Ms. Levy has more than 25 years of digital media sales and marketing experience, and has served as Vice President, Americas for YouTube, a Google-owned video platform, since November 2021.

From 2017 to 2021, she was the Vice President of Agency and Brand Solutions for Google, Inc. Ms. Levy joined Google in 2011 as Managing Director of Ads Marketing, where she led the Company’s communications and market development for clients and partners across products worldwide until 2014. From 2014 to 2017, she served as Vice President of Agency Solutions.

Prior to Google, Ms. Levy was President at Visible World (now owned by Comcast), helping to build the company into a leading technology platform for addressable video advertising. She was also an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she helped lead the Global Media & Entertainment and Sales & Marketing practices and currently serves on the alumni advisory board. Ms. Levy writes and speaks frequently as a C-suite advisor on how to step-change innovation and culture to succeed in a rapidly evolving landscape.

Ms. Levy also serves on the Board for Braze, Inc. as Chair of the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee and member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She is also a board member at the Ad Council, John A. Reisenbach Foundation, American Advertising Federation and is an advisor for Ponto Footwear.   

Ms. Levy earned a BA in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Independent Director