BlackBerry Limited is a company specializing in enterprise software and the Internet of things. Originally known as Research In Motion (RIM), the Company is best known to the general public as the former developer of the BlackBerry brand of smartphones, and tablets, it transitioned to an enterprise software and services company. BlackBerry products are used worldwide by various businesses, car makers, and government agencies, and include the AtHoc crisis communications platform, the QNX real-time operating system, and BlackBerry UEM, an endpoint management platform. 

Company Growth (employees)
Waterloo, CA
Size (employees)
4,044 (est)
BlackBerry was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, CA

Key People/Management at BlackBerry

Steve Capelli

Steve Capelli

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

Chief Marketing Officer
Billy Ho

Billy Ho

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Products and Value Added Solutions
Nita White-Ivy

Nita White-Ivy

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Carl Wiese

Carl Wiese

President, Global Sales
John Chen

John Chen

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Vito Giallorenzo

Vito Giallorenzo

SVP, Corporate Development & Strategic Partnership
Steve Rai

Steve Rai

Vice President and Corporate Controller
Neelam Sandhu

Neelam Sandhu

Senior Director of Business Operations, Office of the CEO
Alex Thurber

Alex Thurber

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobility Solutions
Mike Webber

Mike Webber

Chief Information Officer
Steven Zipperstein

Steven Zipperstein

Chief Legal Officer
Sandeep Chennakeshu

Sandeep Chennakeshu

President, BlackBerry Technology Solutions

BlackBerry Office Locations

BlackBerry has offices in Waterloo, Mississauga, Ottawa, Burnaby and in 44 other locations
Waterloo, CA (HQ)
BlackBerry 2 295 Phillip St
Mississauga, CA
4584-4598 Eastgate Pkwy
Ottawa, CA
1001 Farrar Rd
Waterloo, CA
2300-A University Ave
Waterloo, CA
RIM B 2200 University Ave
Waterloo, CA
Rim C 2240 University Ave
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BlackBerry Financials and Metrics

BlackBerry Financials

BlackBerry's revenue was reported to be $2.2 b in 2016 which is a 35% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2016)

2.2 b

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

(218 m)

Market capitalization (13-Oct-2017)

6.1 b

Closing share price (13-Oct-2017)

BlackBerry's current market capitalization is $6.1 b.
USDY, 2015Y, 2016


3.3 b2.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Net Income

(304 m)(218 m)
USDY, 2016


476.4 k
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BlackBerry Market Value History

BlackBerry Median Salaries

Source: 85 public H-1B filings from BlackBerry

BlackBerry's Web-traffic and Trends

BlackBerry Online and Social Media Presence

BlackBerry News and Updates

BlackBerry will pay Nokia $137 million over a contract dispute

 It’s been a while since Nokia and BlackBerry were bitter smartphone rivals, but there’s plenty of bad blood left between the two companies. This morning, BlackBerry threw in the towel on the battle, agreeing to pay $137 million to the Finnish company. The award stems from a 2016 dispute over patent…

BlackBerry loses payment dispute with Nokia, to pay $137 million

HELSINKI/TORONTO (Reuters) - An arbitration court ordered smartphone pioneer BlackBerry Ltd to pay $137 million to Nokia to settle a payment dispute and the Canadian company said it would pursue a separate patent infringement case against the Finnish firm.

Securing the Enterprise of Things

BlackBerry's COO, Marty Beard offers some insight on how enterprises can remain secure in an increasingly mobile and connected world.

BlackBerry signs patent licensing deal with Teletry

(Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday it agreed to allow Teletry, a unit of patent licensing firm Marconi Group, to sub-license a broad range of its patents to global smartphone manufacturers.

Simple mistakes are putting financial firms at risk

BlackBerry report claims securing unstructured data is being put at risk by basic issues.

Guest post: Collaboration and security: how the language of spymasters is shaping mobility in the legal profession

Steve Whiter of business mobility specialists Appurity considers the issues and opportunities around secure mobile collaboration.
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BlackBerry Company Life and Culture

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