The Absolute Advisory Board consists of accomplished industry professionals with direct expertise in information security, who share their perspective in support of the overall direction of Absolute.
Art Coviello served as Chairman of RSA and Executive Vice President of EMC. Mr. Coviello has been a central figure within the information security industry for more than 20 years. His vision, strategy, and financial management as longtime head of RSA helped drive the company’s growth from $25 million to revenues of more than $1 billion in 2014.
Christopher Bolin is a respected security strategist and thought leader in the information security industry. Christopher led global product strategy at Absolute, where he was responsible for the vision behind the company's Absolute endpoint visibility and control platform. Prior to joining Absolute, Christopher served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Product Operations and Chief Technology Officer at McAfee Inc., helping to grow security specific product revenues from under $300 million to over $2 billion during his tenure. 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.
Since that time Christopher was President of Prevx Limited in the UK where he was responsible for company operations and market awareness, culminating in the successful sale of the company. Most recently he served as CEO of a consumer utility business.
Christopher has also regularly consulted with private equity and venture capitalists providing guidance and expertise for opportunities within the technology sector.
Steve Munford is the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Sophos, a global provider of IT security and data protection products for businesses. Mr. Munford served as Chief Executive Officer of Sophos from 2005 to 2012, during which time he led the company through a significant period of growth. Previously, he was the President of ActiveState, an email security software organization, before its acquisition by Sophos in 2003.