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



Data Protection Officer

Caroline Goulding is LinkedIn’s Data Protection Officer. Prior to her current role, she served as LinkedIn's Head of Legal Policy Enforcement leading a global team handling a wide array of member and customer facing legal issues - including intellectual property, privacy 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. Caroline is the Founder of the DPO Network for the global tech industry, serving as the first Chair from 2018 and transitioning to a Founding Chair consultation role from 2020. 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 a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) and holds the CIPP/E/US and CIPM certifications.

Caroline GouldingLinkedIn Data Protection Officer


Contributions by Caroline Goulding

  • Member of Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board 2020 - 2021