Dino Boukouris has spent over 16 years in the technology industry advising CEOs and boards of companies at all stages of their lifecycle. He has expertise in M&A, cybersecurity, finance, strategy, operations, entrepreneurship, and venture capital & private equity. Dino has been a speaker at Cybersecurity conferences across the globe, including the RSA Conference, Cybertech, SINET, Structure Security, Global Cyberspace Coop Summit, M&A East, as well as at countless private events and corporate gatherings.
Dino is a Founder & Managing Director at Momentum Cyber, the premier trusted strategic advisor to the Cybersecurity industry providing bespoke high-impact advice combined with tailored senior-level access from early stage to exit. Prior to co-founding Momentum Cyber, Dino was a Founding Director of Momentum Partners, the precursor to Momentum Cyber.
Since launching Momentum Cyber, Dino has advised some of the firm’s most valued clients including: CYDERES / Herjavec Group, Herjavec Group / Apax Partners, iboss / Francisco Partners, Weblife / Proofpoint, Interset / Microfocus, Apptega / Mainsail, RiskSense / Ivanti, Alcide / Rapid7, Goldman Sachs / White Ops, ADT (multiple buyside advisory), and more. In 2022, the merger of Fishtech Group and Herjavec Group to create CYDERES was recognized as the Deal of The Year in Cybersecurity by SC Media. In 2021, the sale of Herjavec Group to Apax Partners was recognized as the Private Equity Deal of The Year by the M&A Atlas Awards. In 2020, Momentum Cyber was recognized as the Most Innovative Cyber M&A Firm by the Cyber Defense Magazine.
Prior to Momentum Partners, Dino spent much of his career working with and advising venture-backed and bootstrapped start-ups, including Cameron Health a medical device start-up which created the world’s first subcutaneous implantable defibrillator and was ultimately acquired by Boston Scientific for $1.35B. Prior to Cameron Health, Dino began his career with GKN, a multinational aerospace and automotive company, where he was one of ten graduates selected from across the United States for their International Leadership Development Program.
Additionally, Dino has been part of the professional faculty for the MBA, EWMBA and Executive MBA program for Venture Capital and Private Equity, Business Model Innovation, Entrepreneurial Strategy, and Managerial Economics. Dino has also served as an advisor to and been involved with a number of leading accelerators such as the Alchemist Accelerator, Intel Technology to Market Accelerator, National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, and Lean Launchpad.
Dino earned his MBA with Honors from UC Berkeley, where he was President of his MBA program, a Haas Venture Fellow, a Turner Fellow, a Dean’s Scholar and chair of Venture Capital Connect. Dino also graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, where he entered the Honors Program and was a Lawrence D. Corlett Scholar, an Engelbrecht Scholar and a David Aspland Scholar.