Joel Windels

Joel Windels

Chief Marketing Officer


Joel is responsible for Absolute’s global marketing and sales development teams, having joined the organization as part of Absolute’s acquisition of NetMotion Software in July 2021. Joel has over a decade of experience in leadership positions at rapid-growth SaaS organizations, most recently spanning three years as CMO at NetMotion, where he moved to Canada from the UK in 2018 to help establish the company’s second headquarters in Victoria, BC. Prior to emigrating, he was an executive at Wandera, a cybersecurity vendor in London that was acquired by JAMF for $400M, having previously held leadership positions at SaaS analytics platform Brandwatch, now part of Cision after a $430M transaction.

Joel holds an Executive MBA from Imperial Business School, a top 10 global institution. Here, he completed the program earning a distinction, as well as making the Dean’s list and winning the Joan Woodward prize for Organizational Behaviour. Joel was also the youngest member of the class of 2018.

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