BlackBerry’s CEO to Speak at Technology and Media Conference

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BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen, is in Santa Monica and will be speaking in a two-day technology and media conference. Oasis: The Montgomery Summit, previously named Montgomery Technology Conference, will be taking place in Fairmont Miramar, Santa Monica on Wednesday and Thursday. The event is invite only, and will include panels, presentations from high chief exec…

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Take “Interim” Out of the Title, John Chen is Staying BlackBerry’s CEO Going Forward

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While many may have already assumed this, John Chen has officially removed the “Interim” tag from his title as CEO of BlackBerry today. The announcement today was necessary because since taking over for Heins in November of last year, Chen had mentioned he’d be looking for a new CEO to eventually take over the reigns…

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Jim Balsillie Cuts Ties With BlackBerry

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The former Co Ceo Jim Balsillie has liquidated all of his stock holdings of his former company. For those  interested you can find the SEC filing here. Mr. Balsillie was a valuable asset to the company formerly known as Research In Motion and  helped the company grow great ties with carriers that now play a…

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Thorsten Heins Speaks to Empire Club February 5th

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The Empire Club of Canada has welcomed Thorsten Heins for his first public address since yesterday’s BlackBerry 10 launch. The event is sold out, but you’ll be able to watch the webcast for only $25. If you’re a member of Empire Club, you can watch it for free. Thorsten will be discussing the future of…

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RIM CEO Responds to Scathing New York Times Article

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In a response to the quite controversial (and rather insulting) New York Times article which painted BlackBerry users as “embarrassed” to seen with their BlackBerry smartphones, Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins has come out defending his company’s products. The letter accuses the New York Times of a “lack of balance” in their original article….

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Thorsten Heins to Give Opening Keynote at BlackBerry Jam Americas

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Research in Motion (RIM) is set to host their “BlackBerry Jam Americas” conference in San Jose on September 25th-27th, drawing thousands of developers to learn everything about making apps for the new BlackBerry 10 platform.   RIM’s CEO, Thorstein Heins will not only be attending the event, but also giving the opening keynote much like…

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Thorsten Heins’ Editorial: RIM Will “Empower People Like Never Before”

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After RIM’s earnings release and the announcement of BlackBerry 10, RIM’s upcoming OS, being delayed and pushed back to Q1 2013, all sorts of rumors about the company’s fate have been circling around. Some have said they are leaving to another platform, while others remain faithful and still wait for BB10 to be launched but…

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RIM has a new CEO as Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie Step Down

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A new ERA has began at RIM. Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie are officially stepping down from their roles of co-CEO and co-Chairmen. A new CEO, Thorsten Heins, has been named and confirmed by Research in Motion. Here’s the full press release: Press Release WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 22, 2012) - The Board of Directors of BlackBerry®…

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