Denis A. Bovin

CNAS Board of Director

Senior Advisor, Evercore

Denis A. Bovin is Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners, a leading global independent Investment Banking and Advisory Firm. 

He is Chairman of the MIT Investment Management Company, which oversees the investment of MIT’s approximately $17 billion endowment and is a member of the MIT Executive Committee.  He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; Vice Chairman of Business Executives for National Security, Inc., a Vice Chairman of the Intrepid Foundation; and serves on the Board of the Center for a New American Security and the MIT Lincoln Laboratory.  Mr. Bovin is listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry.

Mr. Bovin received his B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School.  He has more than 40 years of experience advising Senior Managements and Boards of Directors of domestic and international companies and government agencies. 

Mr. Bovin is a member of the Defense Business Board and has served as a representative to the Defense Policy Board.  He is a Consultant to, and was a member of, the Defense Science Board. Mr. Bovin was a member of President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and served has served on the Senior Advisory Groups for both the United States Southern Command and the U.S. European Command.

Mr. Bovin has been awarded both the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service, as well as the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service. He is a contributor to the book, “Keeping the Edge: Managing Defense for the Future” and has taught at the Sloan School of Management and West Point. Defense Daily named Mr. Bovin as one of the world’s 40 Most Influential People in global defense, aerospace and national security and Defense News has named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in U.S. defense.

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