Shawn Rose

Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Shawn Rose


As Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Shawn is responsible for setting Scotiabank’s technical direction and supporting the customer-facing and customer-enabling technologies of the Bank.

Prior to his current role, Shawn served as Chief Digital Officer, a role he was appointed to in 2016.  In this role, he was responsible for building Scotiabank’s award-winning digital banking team to execute on the Bank’s digital transformation.

Shawn has more than 25 years of experience in digital transformation and product management in complex global 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 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, and was 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 public schools.

Shawn and his wife, Christine, have two children.