Jeanne Sheahan, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


Jeanne Sheahan is the lead privacy attorney at Groupon and is deeply passionate about privacy. Groupon is a global e-commerce marketplace that connects millions of subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services around the world. She is responsible for managing the implementation of Groupon’s worldwide privacy strategy that holistically promotes customer trust and harmonizes business objectives across its entire portfolio of brands.

Before Groupon, Jeanne worked for 4 years at the law firm Davis Wright Tremaine counseling businesses on best practices in information privacy and data security, responses to government investigations, and data breach response. She is also a seasoned litigator. While at DWT and for 4 years before that at Bingham McCutchen, she represented numerous 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.


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