BlackBerry appoints Thomas Eacobacci as President

Eacobacci will join BlackBerry on June 15.

BlackBerry has appointed Thomas Eacobacci as President. Eacobacci will be responsible for driving BlackBerry’s sales, field marketing, engineering, and customer support for BlackBerry Spark and BlackBerry IoT Solutions. 

BlackBerry Advanced Technology Labs, licensing, and corporate functions will continue to report to John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO.   

Eacobacci will join BlackBerry on June 15 and report to John Chen.

“I am pleased to welcome Tom to BlackBerry to lead the BlackBerry Spark and IoT Solutions Groups,” said Chen.  “Tom is a key addition to the Company.  His deep experience in enterprise software and security, and long track record in executing go-to-market initiatives will be instrumental in expanding our addressable market and growing market share.”

Thomas Eacobacci

Eacobacci brings to BlackBerry 20 years of customer-facing and go-to-market leadership expert

ise from his successful career with Citrix, where most recently he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Americas. 

Throughout his tenure with Citrix, Eacobacci has held global leadership roles across sales, services, customer success, and sales operations.

Prior to joining Citrix, he spent seven years with Accenture managing and designing application systems and processes for various large international clients. 

“I am very excited to join BlackBerry and lead the next phase of its market expansion,” said Eacobacci.

“BlackBerry’s technology and vision for the industry are impressive.  BlackBerry is an iconic company with incredible employees, partners, and customers. I am eager to work with John to deliver on this opportunity.”

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