Christy Wyatt
President & CEO
Absolute Software



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Christy is President and CEO of Absolute, the leader in endpoint resilience and the only endpoint provider embedded in over 500 million devices globally.

A Silicon Valley veteran, Christy has deep experience and expertise spanning cybersecurity, enterprise mobility, embedded platforms, IoT, enterprise software, and data science. Prior to Absolute, she served as the CEO of Dtex Systems and Chairman, President, and CEO of Good Technology (now Blackberry). Christy has also held a variety of technology leadership roles at Citigroup, Motorola, Apple, Palm, and Sun Microsystems. She currently serves on the board of directors of Silicon Labs and Quotient Technologies, and has previously served on the boards of Good, Dtex, Centrify, and the Linux Foundation.



  1. Christy Wyatt is chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors at Absolute. Having been named as one of Forbes’ Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch in 2019, Wyatt is leading the company and ushering in a new era in endpoint security through the power of persistence, resilience and intelligence. Wyatt is an iconic technology veteran with a track record of growth and multiple exits. Before joining Absolute, she served as chief executive officer of Dtex Systems, where she grew revenue by 321 percent. Prior to Dtex, she served as chairman, chief executive officer and president of Good Technology, where she led aggressive growth before leading the company through a successful acquisition by BlackBerry. Wyatt began her career as a software engineer and rose through the executive leadership ranks at Citigroup, Motorola, Apple, Palm and Sun Microsystems and has led teams on the front line, introducing many groundbreaking technologies and ecosystems including Java, Palm, Linux, Apple, and Android. As one of the industry’s most authoritative experts in cybersecurity, mobility and analytics, Wyatt has been named on Inc. magazine’s Top 50 Women Entrepreneurs in America, CEO of the Year by the Information Security Global Excellence Awards, Fierce Wireless’s Most Influential Women in Wireless and Cybercrime Magazine’s 345 Women In Cybersecurity To Follow On Twitter. Wyatt is frequently cited in the media as a leading expert, having been quoted in publications such as Forbes, Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal, to name a few.

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