Elaine Lin, CIPP/US



Senior Privacy and Product Counsel

Elaine Lin is Senior Corporate Counsel and the Head of Privacy at Foursquare. Elaine has more than 13 years of privacy and international experience beginning her career in data privacy in 2006.

At Foursquare, Elaine oversees the privacy program, negotiates commercial agreements, and advises functional teams on privacy matters. Her accomplishments at Foursquare include bringing Foursquare into GDPR compliance, streamlining and integrating the privacy programs after the acquisition of Placed, and working with a cross functional team to bring Foursquare into CCPA compliance.

Prior to joining Foursquare, Elaine held various privacy roles at Fitbit, J. Crew and where she began her career in privacy, at Deutsche Bank.

Elaine has earned an IAPP CIPP/US privacy professional credential and is admitted to practice in New York and licensed to practice in Massachusetts (inactive). 


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