John S. Chen is the appointed CEO at BlackBerry, taking the place of Thorsten Heins. Chen is currently a director at both Wells Fargo and Disney, and was most recently Chairman and CEO at Sybase. He is credited with transforming Sybase before the sale to SAP.
As the interim CEO of BlackBerry, Chen is responsible for strategic direction, strategic relationships and organizational goals.
26 March 2014377By Adam ZeisLeaks are nothing new in the BlackBerry world — they've been around forever and are just part of the game. Sure, they've slowed down a lot in the last few years, but every now and then we'll see an unreleased device, image or OS show up with some juicy new info to feed the rumor mill...
24 February 2014212By Adam ZeisSince becoming CEO of BlackBerry we've already seen some bold moves from John Chen. He dug in right from the start and began making changes in hopes of turning around BlackBerry and getting things back on track for the long haul...
05 November 2013601By CrackBerry KevinLess than 24 hours after being introduced as the new Interim CEO of BlackBerry, John Chen set aside some time to talk with us at CrackBerry so we could get to know him.
He’s got a lot on his plate and a lot has been covered since yesterday’s news broke. So instead of peppering John with questions until one of us tired of the other, we kept it sweet and to the point (and he’s also a busy guy with a lot suddenly heaped onto his plate). So is John Chen the right man to help correct BlackBerry’s wandering course? Let’s find out.
16 March 201717By Bla1zeTo help expand BlackBerry's reach in the embedded technologies world and reduce product time to market, BlackBerry announced a partner program that allows partners to deliver integration services and build upon BlackBerry's embedded technologies.
03 March 2017198By Bla1zeStopping by CBS This Morning, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down to discuss what exactly is going on with BlackBerry, their move to software and security and what the future holds for BlackBerry in the long run.
07 February 201719By Bla1zeAs BlackBerry continues to grow their software offerings, the company has now introduced a new software development kit for secure cloud-based communications better known as BBM Enterprise SDK.
30 January 2017330By Bla1zeFollowing in the footsteps of many tech leaders who have now spoke out against President Trump's executive order and immigration ban, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has issued his own statement on behalf of BlackBerry.
21 December 201650By Bla1zeTitanium Transportation has now announced its entire fleet of trailers will be integrating the asset tracking solution to boost efficiencies, increase revenue per trailer and improve profitability.
20 December 201686By Bla1zeFollowing the BlackBerry Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings report announcement and conference call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen hit several media outlets to discuss the results, profit margins, autonomous vehicles and more.
20 December 2016By Bla1zeNow that BlackBerry's Q3 Fiscal 2017 earnings report is out, next up is the conference call and live webcast which will be held beginning at 8 am ET. Hop into our live chat below to discuss the latest news!
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