Senior Privacy Counsel

Elaine is Senior Privacy Counsel for LinkedIn. Elaine is a member of their global privacy program and provides day-to-day legal assistance to internal clients worldwide on privacy and data protection matters.

Before joining LinkedIn, Elaine was Senior Privacy Counsel at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and was Technology and Privacy Counsel at Cengage Learning, Inc., a leading education technology company. There she deployed a global privacy program and was responsible for privacy and all technology transactions. Prior to that, Elaine was an associate at Goodwin Procter LLP (Boston, MA from 2012-2014) and Hogan Lovells LLP (Rome, Italy from 2010-2012), where she advised international clients across industries on IT/IP commercial transactions, with a focus on privacy and data protection.

Elaine holds the CIPP/US, CIPM and CIPT credentials from the International Association of Privacy Professionals and co-chairs the Boston KnowledgeNet Chapter of the IAPP. She received her LL.B. from Bocconi University’s School of Law (Milan, Italy) and her LL.M. in International Business Transactions from Boston University’s School of Law.


Contributions by Elaine Call

  • Member of Certification Advisory Board 2020 - 2022
  • Operationalizing Privacy and Security: Data Governance and Strategy Post-GDPR
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • The GDPR and 3rd, 4th & Nth Parties—There’s Still Time, But Not Much
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Member of Education Advisory Board 2018 - 2019
  • Data Protection Compliance in the Cloud
    Speaker at Boston KnowledgeNet: July 19, 2016