Lindsey Finch is Salesforce’s Executive Vice President and Data Protection Officer. In this role, Finch leads Salesforce’s global privacy program and product legal function. A practicing attorney and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Finch reports directly to Salesforce’s General Counsel. Prior to joining Salesforce in 2008, Finch was Privacy Counsel at General Electric. Before and during law school, Finch worked on privacy-related issues at the US Federal Trade Commission and the US Department of Homeland Security. Finch received her juris doctor from American University, Washington College of Law and her bachelor of arts in communication and political science from the University of California, San Diego.