Category: BlackBerry


BlackBerry’s EVP of BBM departs the company

In a statement today, BlackBerry confirmed “that Andrew Bocking, EVP, BBM has made the decision to leave BlackBerry. We thank him for his years of leadership and contribution.” Bocking was with BlackBerry since 2000 where he started out as a Project Manager, then held various positions within the company until taking the lead on BBM



BlackBerry launches QNX Cloud Business division, with Alec Saunders as VP

Freed now from an interim title, BlackBerry CEO John Chen is not slowing down in his efforts to remake the struggling technology company. In the past 40 days, BlackBerry’s new corporate commander has signed a manufacturing deal with Foxconn, announced the liquidation of three million square feet of office space, and hired a new President



BlackBerry is selling the majority of its Canadian real estate, ‘remains committed to being headquartered in Waterloo’ (Update)

BlackBerry’s escalating stock price may not slow down anytime soon: the company just announced it is divesting the majority of its Canadian real estate. Partnering with CBRE Limited, the world’s largest commercial real estate brokerage, BlackBerry intends to further secure its financial position by selling whatever real estate it no longer requires, both in Waterloo



BlackBerry hires Eric Johnson as President of Global Sales

Another week, another executive hire at BlackBerry. Eric Johnson will join the company as President of Global Sales and will report directly to CEO, John Chen. BlackBerry previously announced Mark Wilson as Senior VP of Marketing and John Sims as head of Enterprise Services. Both these execs came from SAP, as did Johnson, by serving as