Absolute Software Names Thomas Kenny Executive Vice President and General Manager of Global Sales and Marketing

Absolute Software Names Thomas Kenny Executive Vice President and  General 
Manager of Global Sales and Marketing 
Absolute Enhances Sales and Marketing Team, Positioning Company to Deliver 
Long-Term Profitable Growth 
VANCOUVER, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation ("Absolute" or 
the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint 
security and management solutions for computers, laptops and ultra-portable 
devices - and the data they contain, announced today that Mr. Thomas Kenny has 
joined Absolute Software as Executive Vice President and General Manager of 
Global Sales and Marketing. Mr. Kenny will also become a member of 
Absolute's executive committee, reporting to John Livingston, Chief Executive 
In this newly expanded role, Mr. Kenny will be responsible for Absolute's 
go-to-market strategy and execution. The Company's direct sales, channel and 
marketing teams will report to him. 
"We are very excited to be strengthening our senior management team with the 
addition of Thomas Kenny," said John Livingston, Chairman and Chief Executive 
Officer, Absolute Software. "With the recent launch of Absolute Service 
through our acquisition of LiveTime Software, our rapidly expanding Mobile 
Device Management business, our increased success in the Corporate and 
Healthcare verticals and our multi-platform vision, we are now able to attract 
top talent like Thomas. He is an excellent leader and has a proven ability to 
build a high growth and profitable sales organization. We are honored to have 
him, and are confident we will better capitalize on our potential under his 
sales leadership." 
Mr. Kenny comes to Absolute Software from a world leading PC OEM, where he 
spent the last 17 years as a sales leader. He played a crucial role over the 
last eight years in expanding the company's public sector personal computing 
group from a small 35 person team to more than 350 people with the highest 
growth and profitability ratings of any other division. Mr. Kenny excelled at 
delivering increasing profitability and consistent growth by following a 
solution selling approach - part of which included the introduction of 
Absolute Computrace® at numerous key accounts. 
Today, Absolute also announces that Mr. John Sarantakes has been named Senior 
Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 
Sales, reporting to Mr. Kenny. 
"John is a long-time valued member of the Absolute team and has done a 
fantastic job of growing the North American and EMEA sales teams," stated Mr. 
Livingston. "He has been so successful in EMEA that the market opportunity has 
reached a stage where it requires his sole focus. We are excited about our 
increasing growth potential and John's leadership in the region." 
"These appointments are designed to drive profitable growth and to strengthen 
Absolute's sales and marketing leadership as we continue to execute on our 
vision to become a global leader for endpoint security, management and 
service," added Mr. Livingston. 
About Absolute Software 
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in 
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops and 
ultra-portable devices. The Company, a leader in device security and 
management tracking for more than 18 years, has over 30,000 customers 
worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant 
for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions - Computrace, Absolute 
Manage, Absolute Secure Drive, and Computrace LoJack for Laptops - provide 
organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely 
manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of 
their devices and data. The Company's Computrace persistence technology is 
embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, and tablets by global 
leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, 
Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these 
OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute 
Software, visit www.absolute.com. 
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and 
uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, 
the expected performance, functionality and availability of our services and 
products, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press 
release that are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the 
words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify 
forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. 
They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not 
limited to, changes in technology and general market conditions. In light of 
the many risks and uncertainties you should understand that we cannot assure 
you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will 
be realized. 
©2013 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and 
Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack is 
a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under license by Absolute 
Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not responsible for any content 
herein. U.S. patents No. 5,715,174, No. 5,764,892, No. 5,802,280, No. 
5,896,497, No. 6,087,937, No. 6,244,758, No. 6,269,392, No. 6,300,863, No. 
6,507,914, No. 7,818,557, No. 7,818,803, No. 7,945,709 and No. 8,062,380, No. 
8,234,359, No. 8,241,369, No. 8,307,055 and No. 8,332,953. Canadian patents 
No. 2,211,735, No. 2,284,806, and No. 2,205,370. U.K. patents No. EP0793823, 
No. GB2298302, and No. GB2338101. German patent No. 69512534. Australian 
patent No. 699045. Japanese patent No. JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange 
has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news 
Public Relations: 
Andrea Holland, HORN Group andrea.holland@horngroup.com or 415-905-4009 
Marina Guy, Absolute Software mguy@absolute.com or 604.730.9851 x107 
Investor Relations: 
Kristen Dickson, MSc, TMX|Equicom kdickson@equicomgroup.comor 416.815.0700 
Dave Mason, CFA, TMX|Equicom dmason@equicomgroup.comor 416.815.0700 x237 
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