As Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, Shawn Rose is responsible for building an enterprise-wide digital banking team to execute on the Bank’s digital transformation. He first joined Scotiabank in June 2016 as Executive Vice President, Digital Banking and was appointed to this position in November 2017.
Shawn leads a new team that brings together the digital functions across the Bank to drive the innovation agenda and build out Scotiabank’s digital sales and marketing capabilities to deliver the best customer experience and operational efficiency in our markets.
Shawn has more than 20 years of experience in digital transformation and product management in globally complex and FinTech organizations. Prior to joining Scotiabank, he served as Group Chief Product Officer at Moneysupermarket (MSM) Group PLC, a British price comparison service specializing in financial services, and previously as a Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Core Platforms at Pearson PLC, the largest education company and book publisher in the world. He also held senior roles at Ustream, FOX Broadcasting and CBS Interactive, served as an advisor at Hulu.com, and as a technical product lead and manager at AltaVista, AOL and Yahoo! Inc.
A graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor in Psychology, Shawn is a passionate advocate for STEM education as a tool for equality and is an active fundraiser for the Palo Alto Unified School District.
Shawn and his wife, Christine, have two children.
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