Absolute Appoints Dianne Lapierre as Chief Information Officer
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — January 6, 2020 —Absolute (TSX: ABT), the leader in endpoint resilience, today announced Dianne Lapierre has joined Absolute as Chief Information Officer. Ms. Lapierre will report directly to Absolute CEO, Christy Wyatt, and will be based in Vancouver, B.C.
Ms. Lapierre will be responsible for driving IT solutions and services that enhance and support Absolute’s overall business strategy, and translating business objectives into innovative technology advancements. As part of her role, Ms. Lapierre will also work strategically across the company to transform the Absolute employee experience that accelerates workforce productivity and agility through technology and techniques, aligned to today’s digital workplace, and ultimately improves employee engagement.
With more than 20 years of experience and leadership within the information technology and security sector, Ms. Lapierre most recently served as Chief Information Officer for Raymond James Ltd., a leading investment bank and financial services firm. In her role there, Ms. Lapierre led a team of 130 IT professionals, providing all aspects of information technology services, including rolling out new infrastructure, technology, ahttnd application deployments, as well as new service delivery models across the organization.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dianne to Absolute and to our leadership team,” said Christy Wyatt, CEO at Absolute. “As the demand for resilience within the security industry rapidly increases, her experience delivering information technology solutions to the highly-regulated financial sector and enabling a modern employee experience through technology and process brings invaluable insights as Absolute continues to grow and enhance its endpoint resilience offerings.”
“Today’s modern enterprises find themselves facing increasingly complex IT environments, at a time when a large majority are undergoing and accelerating their digital transformations,” said Ms. Lapierre. “I am excited to join the Absolute team to continue its work on providing the innovative solutions that organizations need to achieve enterprise resiliency and thrive as secure, digital businesses.”
Absolute Software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) is the only provider of self-healing, intelligent security solutions. Embedded in more than 600 million devices, Absolute is the only platform offering a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network connections - helping customers to strengthen cyber resilience against the escalating threat of ransomware and malicious attacks. Trusted by more than 18,000 customers, G2 recognized Absolute as a leader for the tenth consecutive quarter in the Summer 2022 Grid® Report for Endpoint Management and as a high performer in the G2 Grid Report for Zero Trust Networking.