Dick Soule, CIPP/US, CIPP/E
Sales Operations Director
Dick Soule is the IAPP certification director, leading a team of dedicated professionals in developing, maintaining and implementing outstanding privacy and data protection training programs for individuals seeking CIPP certification and organizations committed to improving privacy practices.
Soule joined the IAPP in 2010 after many years of experience helping associations develop and improve professional certification programs, including serving as chair of the Certification and Licensure Division of the Association of Test Publishers.
Prior to joining the IAPP, Soule was the business development executive for several certification and testing organizations, including Heuristic Solutions, Schroeder Measurement Technologies, Assessment Systems Inc. (now Promissor) and CTB/McGraw-Hill.
Soule graduated from Dartmouth College, holds a master’s degree in education from the University of New Hampshire and completed doctoral coursework in curriculum and supervision at Utah State University.