Denis Bovin is a senior advisor in Evercore’s corporate advisory business with more than 40 years of experience advising senior managements and boards of directors of domestic and international companies and government agencies.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Bovin was chairman and CEO of Palimere Group and was previously at Bear Stearns & Co. as vice chairman – investment banking, senior managing director and chairman of the global technology, media & telecom group.
Mr. Bovin is chairman of the MIT Investment Management Co., which oversees the investment of MIT’s approximately $30 billion endowment. He received a presidential appointment to the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, chaired the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel, and served on the Defense Business Board, the Defense Science Board, the Defense Policy Board and the Senior Advisory Group for both the U.S. Southern and European Commands.
Mr. Bovin has been awarded 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 recipient of the Intrepid Salute Award; the BENS Eisenhower Award; and several awards and honors from the CIA, the Department of the Navy, and MIT. Defense Daily named Mr. Bovin as one of the world’s “40 Most Influential People” in global defense, aerospace and national security and also named him one of the “100 Most Influential People” in U.S. defense.
Mr. Bovin is a 2018 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, which has been officially recognized by both Houses of Congress as one of our nation’s most prestigious awards.
He holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.