Mckevin is the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) International Partner for South Africa. He was named Top Africa 500 Doers in 2019 by Tropics Magazine.
Mckevin is an Ecosystem Builder, Catalyst for Africa’s Economic Development, Innovation Economy Strategist, Systems Thinker & Leader, Global Goodwill Ambassador, Humanitarian, Speaker, Mentor, Startup Scout & Judge.
He was one of the winners of the Festival of Ideas competition in 2015 after competing with 50 Candidates. Festival of Ideas is an annual competition organized by Gordon Institute of Business Science and the Department of Social Entrepreneurship looking for the best candidate with the best idea to impact the community.
Mckevin founded the Southern Africa Startup Awards – a partner of the Global Startup Awards which provides an annual spotlight focus to web/tech startups in regions across the globe.
He is also the Founder of MAD Productions, an event and artist management structure based in Johannesburg with a mission to create events that foster and promote cultural diversity; through connecting creative minds, music, the arts, educational and entrepreneurship programs.
Mckevin is a staunch advocate for education and is personally committed to empowering the youth, and helping them reach their full potential. Over the years, he has dedicated his time to mentoring and supporting the underprivileged. The House of Hope orphanage that he co-founded was born out of his dedication to social justice.
Mckevin is an MCSE, CISSP and an IT Consultant by profession with a graduate degree in entrepreneurship, coupled with multiple certifications in Information Technology.