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 2014 377By 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 2014 212By 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 2013 601By 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.
07 February 2017 19By 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 2017 330By 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 2016 50By 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 2016 86By 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!
15 December 2016 237By Bla1zeBlackBerry and TCL have now officially announced they have entered a long-term licensing agreement wherein BlackBerry will license its security software and service suite, as well as related brand assets to TCL Communication.
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