Andre Mintz joined Absolute’s Board of Directors in August 2021. A seasoned technology and cybersecurity executive with more than 30 years of experience building and leading information security programs at global scale, Andre is currently Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Newport Group, a financial services firm and leading provider of retirement plans, corporate insurance and consulting services, with over $500B in assets under administration. Prior to joining Newport, he was Executive Vice President at Red Ventures, a $10B portfolio of digital companies, where he held the combined roles of Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer. Andre’s prior experience includes serving as Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Reuters, Director of Trustworthy Computing & Chief Security Strategist at Microsoft, and Kinko’s first CISO. Andre co-founded Meta Security Group in 1998 (acquired by Scalable Software in 2005) and, he was appointed to serve on Microsoft’s World-Wide Chief Security Officer’s Council in 2003.
Currently, Andre also serves on the Board of Directors of the Cloud Security Alliance, a non-profit organization that promotes best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing.