Nevin Markwart, CFA, MBA, MS Cyber Security
Chief Information Security Officer
Initiating his third professional career, Nevin graduated in 2019 with a Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity from Brown University, the Ivey League school located in Providence, Rhode Island. Nevin is an online information privacy expert, having written his graduate thesis paper, “Restricting the Adverse Effects of Internet Terms of Service Agreements,” with the support of his non-faculty academic advisor Tom Ridge, former Governor of Pennsylvania and first US Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Previously, Nevin was the Boston Bruins’ first pick in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft and turned pro immediately after the draft at age 18. He went on to play nine seasons in the NHL, retiring due to the cumulative effects of three shoulder surgeries. After retiring from hockey, Nevin completed his MBA in finance from Northeastern University in Boston in 1994 and began another career in the investment management industry.
Nevin’s investment industry experience includes senior and executive roles in Boston as an equity analyst and portfolio manager, director of research, product manager, and head of Canadian equities for firms including Wellington Management and Fidelity Investments.
Later in his investment management career, Nevin led two Canadian mutual fund companies as CEO: Calgary-based Canoe Financial and Toronto-based Front Street Capital.
Nevin is a member of the Board of Directors of the Business of Hockey Institute (BHI), the Saskatchewan CFA Society, Prairie Green Renewable Energy Inc and Evolution Potash. He is also a business management mentor for the Canadian Consulate’s Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in Boston.