Keith Cheresko, CIPP/US, CIPP/IT
Detroit, MI KnowledgeNet Chair
Privacy Associates International LLC
Keith A. Cheresko is a principal at Privacy Associates International LLC (PAI), a privacy consultancy delivering experienced-based, practical guidance in helping clients address all aspects of privacy.
Before joining PAI, Cheresko served as primary privacy counsel and de facto privacy leader at Ford Motor Company. During his 26 years on Ford’s legal staff he performed a variety of tasks supporting Ford’s diverse business activities. In addition to his experience with global privacy matters, his legal background includes experience with marketing, technology and financial services matters.
Cheresko is a longtime member of the Ponemon Institute's RIM Council Advisory Board and also served briefly as the Ponemon Institute’s general counsel after leaving Ford.
Cheresko received a BA from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a JD from Wayne State University. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association.