Keia Cole is the Chief Digital Officer at Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) Global, leading digital, technology, and analytics for the Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, Long Island Nets, and Nets Gaming Crew.
Before joining BSE Global, Keia held a number of roles across technology and customer experience at MassMutual. Most notably, Keia was the Head of Digital Experience, leading a team focused on driving MassMutual’s digital transformation efforts, including the design and development of modern technology solutions for customers, financial professionals, and employees. With a passion for innovation and developing teams, Keia created MassMutual’s digital research and development rotational program, which provided employees with opportunities to work on emerging technology to gain new skills. Keia served as an executive advisor to the Young Professional and African-American Business Resource Groups and a member of the MassMutual Foundation Board of Trustees.
Before joining MassMutual, Keia was associate general counsel and later chief of staff to the Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. As chief of staff, she was a member of the Senior Executive Service, responsible for providing strategic direction for the Department of Education’s financial, technology, human capital, and risk management operations.
Keia was also a litigation attorney at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, a law clerk to the Honorable Lewis A. Kaplan of the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York, and a financial analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division.
Keia is a graduate of Harvard University and earned a JD/MBA from Stanford University.