Director at Cineplex
Mr. Banks has held numerous senior roles in the social media, e-commerce, financial, and broadcasting sectors in North America. Most recently, Mr. Banks spent over seven years as the Managing Director of Facebook and Instagram Canada, where he was responsible for leading and managing all of the commercial operations in Canada. Prior to Facebook, Mr. Banks was the Founder and Managing Partner at Thunder Road Capital, Chief Executive Officer of publicly traded JumpTV as well as the Managing Director of eBay Canada. In addition to his role as a Director of the Corporation, Mr. Banks sits on the Board of Directors of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation and WE (formerly Free the Children), the Board of Governors of the University of Waterloo and the Board of Advisors at OMERS Ventures. As part of his commitment to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research and care, Mr. Banks is Co-Chair of the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, Chair of DementiaHack, which is the world’s foremost Dementia hackathon and sits on the Boards of Directors of The Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases. Mr. Banks is a member of the Young President’s Organization and was previously named as one of Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People by Canadian Business magazine and one of the 25 Most Influential People by Financial Post Magazine. He was also previously chosen as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40” honorees, named one of “Canada’s Leading Men” by Weizmann Institute for Science, as well as the Hugo Boss “Leave A Mark” award celebrating men of excellence.