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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Nick O'Donnell

Nick O'Donnell
Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Asia Pacific, LinkedIn


Nick is LinkedIn’s Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs for the Asia Pacific region, leading the company’s efforts to build productive partnerships with governments, decision makers, and policy influencers throughout the region.

His role includes policy and political outreach; government-focused data-sharing projects; work on technology policy issues; and development of workforce and education policy solutions that are at the core of LinkedIn’s corporate mission and its overarching vision of creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce.

Nick worked as legal counsel for Seven West Media before making the transition into a government relations and corporate affairs role. He left the television industry in 2012 joining Yahoo as their head of Public Policy in Asia before making the move to LinkedIn in 2015.

He holds a combined Bachelor of Media and Bachelor of Laws and a Masters in Media, Information Technology and Communications Law.

Nick has served as the Chair and Treasurer of the Asia Internet Coalition, leading joint-industry advocacy across Asia and locally as a committee member of the Communications and Media Law Association.


11:1511:55 Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Law, ethics, and governance, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15/16 Level: Non-technical
Audrey Lobo-Pulo (The Australian Treasury), Nick O'Donnell (LinkedIn), Jacinta Greenwell (The Australian Treasury)
In October 2017, LinkedIn and the Australian Treasury teamed up to gain a deeper understanding of the Australian labour market through new data insights which may inform economic policy and directly benefit society. This presentation shares some of the discoveries, together with the practicalities of working in a public-private partnership. Read more.