Caroline Thompson is an assistant director at the GeoTech Center, where she contributes to projects and research at the intersection of geopolitics and emerging technologies with a particular focus on artificial intelligence. Thompson joined the GeoTech Center upon completion of the Atlantic Council Young Global Professional program. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, she interned with the Department of State at the embassy in Budapest and worked in higher education and software. Thompson is proficient in French and her areas of interest include innovation, data bias and security, and artificial intelligence.

Thompson received her BA in international relations and history from Tulane University and an MA in national security, focusing on critical and emerging technologies, at American University, where she was a fellow for the Center for Security, Innovation, and New Technology.