Jeanne Sheahan, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


First Republic Bank

Vice President, Head of Privacy Compliance

Jeanne Sheahan is a passionate privacy attorney with expertise in leading privacy compliance programs at public domestic and international organizations. She is currently the Head of Privacy Compliance at First Republic Bank.  First Republic Bank is a bank and group of wealth management affiliates located on the West Coast and in the Northeast that provide industry-leading service. Before that, she was the first global privacy lead for Eventbrite, the world's largest event technology platform, and she was the lead privacy attorney at Groupon, an e-commerce marketplace, responsible for leading the design and implementation of Groupon's worldwide privacy compliance program, including for GDPR.

Jeanne also worked for 8 years as outside counsel, including at Davis Wright Tremaine counseling on privacy and security best practices. She is also a seasoned litigator. While at DWT and for 4 years at Bingham McCutchen, she represented clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in bet-the-company litigation and government investigations.

Jeanne is a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) with the IAPP and holds both the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Certified Privacy Program Manager (CIPM) credentials. She is also a frequent speaker on privacy and cybersecurity issues.  Jeanne earned her JD from the University of California-Hastings and her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.



Contributions by Jeanne Sheahan

  • Operationalizing Privacy and Security: Data Governance and Strategy Post-GDPR
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Subject Access Rights: GDPR Implementation Guide
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Keys to Managing Privacy and Security Risk in B2B/Vendor Contracts
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017