BlackBerry has hired Brian Yearwood as a new director of licensing. Yearwood will be responsible for patent licensing matters and the settlement of patent litigation through licensing. He will provide business/financial advice and preliminary damages analysis for patent litigation matters– delivered to the litigation team and plaintiff/client and work with external damages experts to prepare damages report for litigation matters.
Inclusion, equality and leadership were the themes of Huawei’s “Women in the Digital Era” conference held today in Brussels. Around 70 participants from academia, business and politics attended the event to discuss key issues affecting women in this new tech-dominated age.
BlackBerry has appointed Marjorie Dickman as the company’s first Chief Government Affairs and Public Policy Officer. Marjorie will be responsible for strategic oversight of the company’s global government relations, regulatory affairs, and public policy operations.
Pulse Secure has announced that Alex Thurber is joining the executive team as Chief Revenue Officer.
Huawei is giving $389 million in cash rewards to staff helping it weather a US trade blacklisting. A company announcement circulated Tuesday on social media said 90,000 employees will share 2 billion yuan ($389 million), or about 22,000 yuan ($3,100) each. Huawei's 180,000-member workforce also will receive an extra month's salary.
BlackBerry announced today that President and COO, Bryan Palma has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities.Starting today, Palma will be responsible for the Company's core product and services that serve as the foundation for its strategy to secure the Enterprise of Things (EoT).
Ala’a Bawab has been appointed vice president for Enterprise Networking Business for Huawei Middle East. Bawab will be responsible for driving business growth for Huawei’s enterprise networking business division.