Chris Nowell was born and raised in Alberta, where he met his wife of 15 years, Angie, and earned a Computer Science degree at the University of Lethbridge. Chris has worked in Fort McMurray for Syncrude, with the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta to keep the Government accountable, and runs a Calgary-based Cybersecurity Company that protects public sector and private business computers in Calgary and around the world.
In the middle of his career, he earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and worked for Fortune 50, in Silicon Valley, as well as other critical infrastructure companies primarily in the United States, Mexico, and Brazil. He returned to Calgary to raise his children. Chris and his family live in McKenzie Towne and have never been happier.
In addition to securing businesses and helping them navigate the complexity of regulations spanning credit card compliance, global privacy, and security requirements, Chris volunteers to teach school and community groups about Internet safety and cyberbullying prevention. He also serves as his community association's volunteer Treasurer.