Nicole Isaac is the Director of U.S. Public Policy and Government Affairs at LinkedIn. She is responsible for LinkedIn’s day to day policy and government affairs portfolio, taking on primary responsibility for engaging with the Administration, Congress, and policy-oriented NGOs on issues ranging from privacy and security to workforce policy issues. Nicole joined LinkedIn as the head of Economic Graph Policy Partnerships and worked with local, state, federal and international electeds on leveraging strategic information for investments in the 21st century workforce and to provide critical labor insights. Nicole also taught at International Business at Georgetown University. Four years ago, Nicole founded a non-profit, Code the Streets, designed to utilize technology to increase resources in inner city communities.
Nicole was previously a Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, where she guided President Obama’s policy priorities before the Judiciary, Financial Services and Appropriations Committees. Nicole was Deputy Legislative Director for the Office of the Vice President. Nicole completed her Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and also a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from Columbia University, respectively, in 2004. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University. She also completed a Master of Studies program in International Human Rights Law at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. She is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a 2016 Presidential Leadership Scholar.