Brandan Keaveny, CIPM


Data Ethics LLC

Founder, Principal Consultant

Dr. Brandan Keaveny is recognized in the field of education for knowing how to build and manage educational accountability offices that empower school districts to use analytics to benefit student achievement. Dr. Keaveny's focus on student success has spanned over 17 years. As a school district administrator at the levels of director and chief officer for accountability in two urban school districts, Dr. Keaveny groomed and built teams of professionals with varying degrees and areas of expertise in analytics and data governance to drive the strategic vision of the districts he served. In addition to Dr. Keaveny’s 9 years of experience as a school district administrator, he has experience as a teacher of students with disabilities (7 years, 5 years in an urban setting) and as a college professor for undergraduate and graduate education candidates (2 years). 

In 2016, Dr. Keaveny formed Data Ethics LLC as a resource to empower schools to best use and protect student data to maximize student learning. In addition to his experience as a practitioner, Dr. Keaveny earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Rochester, a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership from the University of Rochester, and a Bachelor’s of Science in special and elementary Education from the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. Dr. Keaveny achieved ANSI-accredited designation as a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is certified at the level of Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma from the Rochester Institute of Technology. 



Contributions by Brandan Keaveny

  • Aligning the Activities of the Privacy and Security Teams in an Organization
    Speaker at Rochester KnowledgeNet: October 26, 2018
  • Educational Opportunities in the Rochester and Buffalo Area
    Speaker at Rochester KnowledgeNet: March 6, 2018