Dinaro is Director of the MaRS FinTech Cluster in Toronto, which was established in 2015 and is Canada’s largest financial technology hub. He brings a comprehensive background in digital payments, marketing and business development to MaRS. He is passionate about technology and its disruptive capabilities in the financial services sector. Dinaro and his team manage and connect traditional players to innovations and platforms created by the best fintech companies in Canada and around the world.
Prior to joining MaRS, Dinaro was director of business development and partnerships in digital payments at MasterCard Canada, where he was responsible for driving the company’s acceptance strategy and strategic alliances with large-scale retailers, financial institutions and service providers. Prior to MasterCard, Dinaro led business development and partnerships at RedFlagDeals.com, a loyalty and content venture (acquired by The Yellow Pages Group). Previously, at Dell Canada, he led the marketing strategy and KPIs for Dell consumer and small business products.