Managing Director, Canada
Paul Burns is the Managing Director of Huge in Canada. Based out of Huge's office in Toronto, Ontario, Paul is responsible for the day-to-day operations, key client relationships, and overall growth and development of the office.
Before joining Huge, Paul served as the Vice President of Digital at Shaw Communications where he launched key customer experience initiatives like eCommerce, Self Serve & next-gen video products for Shaw's TV Everywhere portfolio. While at Shaw, Paul also helped co-found Canada's #1 premium programmatic marketplace CPAX (Canadian Premium Audience Exchange) between Shaw, Rogers and CBC as well as the entertainment / technology incubator IDEABOOST in partnership with Google, Corus Entertainment and the Canadian Film Centre.
Prior to Shaw, Paul held a variety of senior executive roles at Canwest, Sympatico / MSN, and Nokia, and has helped global brands drive exceptional customer experiences through digital.
Paul studied Commerce and Communications at Toronto's York University and serves as a Board Member for both the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB Canada) as well as the Banff World Media Festival. Paul lives in Toronto & Calgary with his wife and two children.