Dan Mangru is the CEO of TheaterEars, an iPhone and Android based app that empowers individuals to enjoy a movie at the movie theater in the language of their choice in real time with just their smartphone and a pair of earbuds. The app has launched in the United States with functionality for Spanish language moviegoers.
As CEO, Dan has created relationships to release first-run motion picture content on the app with Disney, Universal, Warner Bros., Sony, Paramount, Lionsgate, and STX. He has also recruited a world-class advisory team featuring the former Chairman of News Corp Europe, former President of Telemundo, the founder of E! Entertainment, the former Chairman of FOX Entertainment TV, the former CTO/CDSO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and other prominent Hispanic, entertainment, and media executives.
Under Dan's leadership TheaterEars has been a top ranked app in the United States in both the App Store and Google Play with close to a half million registered users.
Dan Mangru was born in New York City and holds a B.A. in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University, where he sat on the Board of the College of Business. Dan believes in the value of social impact and is active in his local community having served on the board of Best Buddies Palm Beach (a charity for students with IDD (Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities) founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, and the board for the College of Business at Lynn University. He has also served in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, raised money for college scholarships awarded to children of fallen soldiers, and aided organizations that help veterans find employment.