Absolute Software Names Former McAfee CTO Christopher Bolin as Chief Product Officer

February 19, 2015

Vancouver, Canada: February 19, 2015– Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones – and the data they contain, announced today that information security industry veteran Christopher Bolin will join Absolute Software as Chief Product Officer on March 9, 2015. Bolin will also become a member of Absolute’s senior executive committee, reporting to Geoff Haydon, Chief Executive Officer.

In this newly established role, Bolin will be responsible for Absolute’s overall global product strategy, with the Company’s product development and product management teams reporting directly to him.

“Christopher is one of the industry’s most prominent information security technology leaders. We are extremely excited to have him join our senior management team,” said Geoff Haydon, Chief Executive Officer at Absolute Software. “He has an outstanding track record of transforming the information security market with innovative approaches to solving the most complex challenges faced by businesses today. Christopher's appointment will be a driving force in positioning Absolute as a global technology leader.”

An acknowledged thought leader with over 20 years in information security experience, Bolin joins Absolute Software following a well-documented and successful career, including 10 years as McAfee’s Executive Vice President of Worldwide Product Operations and Chief Technology Officer. During his tenure at McAfee, Bolin helped to grow security specific product revenues from under $500 million to over $2 billion. He also led the strategic planning, technical due diligence, and product team integrations for multiple acquisitions resulting in accretive revenue streams and product innovations for McAfee.

“The information security challenges faced by organizations have never been greater. With its unique patented persistence technology embedded on hundreds of millions of devices from the largest manufacturers in the world, Absolute has the ability to address these challenges unlike any other vendor in the market today,” stated Bolin. “I am very excited to be joining the Absolute team to drive growth. I look forward to the opportunity to build a new generation of security solutions to help Absolute realize its full potential as a leader in information security.”

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