Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs
Melika Carroll is Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs at Internet Association. Carroll leads the advocacy team that is responsible for the association’s domestic and international political strategy and outreach to government officials.
Throughout her career in government and the private sector, Carroll has developed an in-depth expertise in domestic and international technology policy. Before joining IA, she was Policy Advisor for U.S. Senator Schatz (D-HI), the Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet. Prior to the Senate, Carroll was a member of and led global government affairs teams including at Intel, Micron, HP, and Salesforce while based in either Washington, DC or Brussels. Carroll began her career in politics in Canada, working for the Prime Minister of Canada as well as Members of the Canadian Parliament and began working on technology policy in Brussels. Carroll graduated from the University of Ottawa in Canada and holds a Master in European Affairs from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.
Carroll is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and the co-founder and former chairwoman of the Global Women’s Innovation Network, GlobalWIN.org.