President and CEO Entertainment Affiliates,
Location: Los Angeles
Member Since: 2016
Mark Shaw is President and CEO of the CJ Group’s entertainment affiliates in the U.S., including CJ E&M America, CJ CGV America, and CJ 4Dplex America. Based in Los Angeles since 2005, the company is involved in film production and distribution (CJ Entertainment), cable (Mnet America) and satellite (tvN) broadcasts, premium theatrical film exhibition (CGV) and immersive theatrical exhibition technology (4DX), as well as live concerts and the largest fan convention for K-Culture (KCON).
Previously, he was President of The Grace and Mercy Foundation, a private family foundation based in New York. Prior to that, he was the CFO and Managing Partner at Inmost Partners LLC, the investment management company of Pica Media Fund LP, a hedge fund focusing on global media, entertainment, and internet companies, based in New York.
Before moving back to New York, he was the CFO and Head of International at CJ Entertainment Inc. and CJ CGV Co., Ltd., and Executive Vice President of the CJ Group Strategy Division of the Chairman’s Office.
Prior to joining CJ, he was a Director in the corporate finance and investment banking division of Merrill Lynch in Seoul and Hong Kong, vice president and portfolio manager at Prudential Investments in Hong Kong, and served in various investment banking positions at Lehman Brothers and Bankers Trust in New York and Hong Kong.
He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and is a retired Captain in the U.S. Army.