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Meet the Leadership Team

The members of our management team provide a depth of industry and operating experience that is fundamental to the success of Absolute.

Christy Wyatt

Christy Wyatt

Chief Executive Officer

Christy is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors at Absolute. She previously served as the CEO of Dtex Systems, and has held a variety of executive leadership roles at globally-recognized business and technology brands like Good Technology (now Blackberry), Citigroup, Motorola, Apple, and Sun Microsystems. Drawing on her extensive background in security, mobility, and analytics, Christy is dedicated to solving Absolute customers’ greatest endpoint resiliency challenges.

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Leigh Ramsden

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Leigh is a 20 year technology finance veteran and currently serves as the Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Absolute. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the company's finance function including accounting and financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury and investor relations.

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Sean Maxwell

Sean Maxwell

Chief Commercial Officer

Sean Maxwell oversees the broad leadership of all commercial activities for Absolute’s global operating markets. This includes Global Sales.

Sean is a high-performing information security executive with a proven track record in leading effective and successful global enterprise software sales teams. His experience spans large global enterprise organizations, as well as at technology start-ups, within the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific.

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Nicko van Someren

Nicko van Someren, Ph.D

Chief Technology Officer

Nicko serves as Absolute’s Chief Technology Officer where he oversees the direction and strategic vision of Absolute’s product architecture and security roadmap. He has more than two decades of experience leading, developing and bringing to market disruptive security technologies. Prior to his role at Absolute, Nicko served as Chief Security Officer and Chief Information Officer at nanopay, Inc, a financial services technology company. He has also served as Chief Technology Officer at the Linux Foundation, Good Technology (now a part of BlackBerry) and nCipher (now a part of Entrust Datacard) as well as the Chief Security Architect at Juniper Networks.

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Mark Grace

Mark Grace

Senior Vice President, Worldwide OEM, Channel and Business Development

Mark Grace is Absolute’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide OEM, Channel and Business Development. He is an accomplished leader and industry veteran with nearly 20 years of sales, marketing and operations experience in computer technology and consumer electronics. Mark is responsible for the management of Absolute’s worldwide OEM, channel and business development partnerships.

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Matt Meanchoff

Matt Meanchoff

Senior Vice President, Customer Experience

As Absolute’s Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, Matt Meanchoff is responsible for leading Absolute’s customer delivery and service functions – including Customer Success, Professional Services, Investigations, Risk Management, and Technical Support. Matt is responsible for the Absolute customer journey and Voice of the Customer, and for building a robust subscription base of engaged, loyal, and growing customers.

Matt joined Absolute in 2009 and brings more than 20 years of technology leadership experience.

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Karen Reynolds

Karen Reynolds

Chief Communications Officer

Karen is the Chief Communications Officer at Absolute, where she oversees worldwide public, analyst and investor relations, employee communications, reputation management, social media, executive advocacy, and crisis and issues management. With more than two decades of strategic communications expertise, Karen has a proven track record in building and growing teams and is relentlessness in creating a collaborative culture.

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Sandra Toms

Sandra Toms

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Sandra is responsible for global go-to-market strategies, branding, product and channel marketing as well as messaging at Absolute. With over 20 years in cybersecurity, she is recognized as one of the Top 50 Women in Cybersecurity. Sandra previously served as VP and curator of RSA Conference, where she grew the conference into the world’s largest cybersecurity industry event and a globally recognized brand in security, while increasing global attendance from under 2,000 to nearly 50,000. She is passionate about bringing the security industry together to stand against cyber threats around the world, and improving diversity and inclusion. Sandra holds a B.A. in psychology from UCLA and a J.D. from Santa Clara University, where she graduated cum laude and was the managing editor of the High Tech Law Journal. Follow Sandra on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Ameer Karim

Ameer Karim

Executive Vice President, Product Management

As Absolute’s Executive Vice President of Product Management, Ameer leads the company’s product vision, strategy, roadmap, and innovative customer solutions. With more than two decades of experience in business development, product innovation, management and marketing, Ameer’s team is focused on delivering new products and services across the customer lifecycle.

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William Morris

William Morris

Executive Vice President, Engineering

William is Absolute’s Executive Vice President of Engineering and leads all aspects of engineering and product development. With more than two decades of proven product leadership, William has significant expertise in delivering world-class solutions across cloud, mobile and desktop applications.

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