Shawn Mandel joined Cineplex in 2019 as the Company’s Chief Digital and Technology Officer. One of the country’s most respected technology executives, Shawn has nearly 20 years of industry-leading experience in building agile teams, driving digital transformation and growth, and enhancing corporate culture and guest experiences.

In his role, Shawn leads the company-wide digital, product and IT strategies, driving innovation across its entire ecosystem of businesses. Shawn also provides guidance and expertise to ensure the more than 70 million Canadians who visit Cineplex locations each year enjoy unparalleled entertainment experiences, supported through the use of the latest in technology.

Shawn joined Cineplex from TELUS, where he most recently served as the company’s Chief Digital Officer. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Shawn holds a Bachelor of Commerce from York University and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Leadership Program offered through Harvard Business School.

Shawn serves on the Digital Transformation Committee of the Board of Directors for TO Live and volunteers his time as a mentor with the Techstars Toronto Accelerator, where he helps support the next generation of Canadian innovation leaders.