Back in August of last year, startup OnwardMobility announced agreements with BlackBerry and FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn, to deliver a new 5G BlackBerry Android smartphone with physical keyboard, in the first half of 2021 in North America and Europe.
Monica Lozano, president and CEO of College Futures Foundation, has been elected to Apple’s board of directors, bringing with her a broad range of leadership experience in the public and private sectors, as well as a long and storied track record as a champion for equity, opportunity, and representation.
BlackBerry has been recognized with eleven "employer" awards in 2020, honouring the company's comprehensive employee enrichment programs, community and culture building initiatives, and wellness and work-life balance priorities, as a global 'employer of choice'.
Joe McPhillips, sales director for the BlackBerry Asia Pacific channel, has left the role just over two years after joining Cylance, a cybersecurity vendor acquired by BlackBerry in 2019.
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.
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.