Caroline Goulding, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP



Data Protection Officer

Caroline Goulding is TikTok’s Data Protection Officer. She previously served as LinkedIn's first Data Protection Officer and prior to that headed up LinkedIn’s Global Legal Policy Enforcement team covering a wide array of user and customer-facing legal issues, including IP and defamation, before data protection became her core focus. Caroline also sat on the Trust & Safety leadership team with exposure to a range of security matters including risk, fraud, and content issues.

Caroline spent several years working in Silicon Valley and while there, served on the Board of Directors for

the Irish American Bar Association of Northern California. Caroline is the Founder of the DPO Network for the multinational software sector, serving as the first Chair from 2018-2019. In addition to the IAPP Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board Member position, she currently sits on a Data Protection and Information Security working group under the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland.

Caroline is an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) and holds the CIPP/E/US and CIPM certifications.  


Contributions by Caroline Goulding

  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2020 - 2021