Simon Fraser University
Dr. Michael Parent is a recognized expert on Corporate Governance in Canada, with a focus on cybersecurity and IT governance. He has been an academic for over 25 years and is currently a Professor at the Segal Graduate
School, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. Michael is an experienced executive educator and has taught programs for the federal and provincial governments in Canada and the US, Crown Corporations, and over 100 public and private, for-profit and nonprofit organizations. He is the Academic Director for the Vancouver cohort of the
Directors’ Education Programs for Canada’s Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), co-Academic Director for the Montréal cohort, Founding Academic Director of the Ottawa cohort, and teaches the IT and Cybersecurity Risk Oversight module nationally.