BlackBerry CEO talks about the encryption debate

It has been a bit of time since BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taken to the company blog to discuss topics of interest. Yesterday, Mr Chen did publish an article on the great encryption debate on Inside BlackBerry. Check out what Mr. Chen had to say below and let us know what your thoughts on […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen talks about BlackBerry’s future and the Priv

BlackBerry CEO John Chen, was interviews by CNBC and the topic of the conversation? The BlackBerry Priv! Chen noted that BlackBerry currently has a temporary exclusive deal with AT&T where the BlackBerry Priv is concerned. This exclusivity is expected to continue through the end of the year, hopefully by then T-Mobile will ad the Priv […]

BlackBerry CEO gives us a look at the BlackBerry Priv

On Friday, BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Priv in the release of their Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results. BlackBerry CEO John Chen decided to show off the BlackBerry Priv to  BNN’s Amber Kanwar. The video is a very simple walk through the device, but still a walkthrough none the less. You can check out the walkthrough […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Answers 7 questions on the turnaround of BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has recently sat down with Katie Roof from Fox Business, to answer seven questions on the next phase of BlackBerry’s turnaround. Check out the interview below and let us know what you think about it in the comments. 1. Since you started at BlackBerry in November 2013, your priority has been […]

‘Yes, if Apple would ever come to us and would love to have our security, we could talk’ BlackBerry CEO

As the media blitz continued at the Milken Institue’s Global Conference in Los Angeles, BlackBerry CEO John Chen he sat down with CNN Money‘s Cristina Alesci this time. Alesci asked about implementing BlackBerry’s security on any device; “Yes, if Apple would ever come to us and would love to have our security, we could talk,” […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen ‘I am not at liberty to say what we are doing beyond the Amazon apps…’

In an interview with CNBC, BlackBerry CEO John Chen started to let the cat out of the bag by stating “I am not at liberty to say what we are doing beyond the Amazon apps, but we are working hard at it.” It is great to see BlackBerry working to keep building past Amazon app, […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen to speak at Global Conference 2015

During this years Milken Institute Global Conference BlackBerry CEO John Chen and Chief Evangelist Mark Wilson as well as Patrick Soon-Shiong, Chairman and CEO, NantWorks, LLC will be speaking. This conference brings people from all different areas in to attempt to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. This year the conference will be held […]

BlackBerry CEO on Tablets: “It’s not in the works, but it’s on my mind,”

During an interview with CNET at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, BlackBerry CEO John Chen once again talked about a BlackBerry PlayBook reboot. CNET: Chen said he was looking at other equipment manufacturers to see what tablets they’re working on, and talking to people internally. He wants to make sure that a BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Wants App Neutrality

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has published an article on the Inside BlackBerry Blog to talk about his thoughts on Net Neutrality and a little something called ‘App Neutrality’. “This blog is adapted from a letter sent Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, John Thune, the […]

BlackBerry CEO, ‘The first step is becoming profitable’

Since BlackBerry’s enterprise event BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been making his media rounds discussing the future of BlackBerry and more. in a very recent interview with Canadian Business, BlackBerry CEO John Chen answered some interesting questions and in true fashion, Mr. Chen was on point and honest. Check out the interview below and let […]

Thorsten Heins, Former BlackBerry CEO in talks with Powermat

It has been sometime since we have heard anything on former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins… Today news is circulating that Mr. Heins is currently in talks with Powermat Technologies. Heins will be taking the place of Powermat Technologies founder Ran Poliakine. Poliakine will become vice chairman. The reason for the change is thanks to a dispute […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen met with Lenovo, Xiaomi

 After the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Beijing, Blackberry CEO John Chen sat down with Xiaomi Corp. and Lenovo Group Ltd to discuss possible partnerships. By teaming up with the two of the largest tech companies in China, BlackBerry could expand in that region. In the interview Chen stated that he is interested in […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is on point! My #1 focus is to make money in the device business!

Since taking on the role of a dying company as per most media outlets, BlackBerry CEO John Chen is on point. Every time Mr. Chen sits down with media outlets to talk BlackBerry we continue to learn a bit more about how, what and when BlackBerry is doing. This time Mr. Chen has sat down […]

BlackBerry CEO: “We don’t expect to sell a handset to everyone”

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is making his media rounds, this time with CNBC. Mr. Chen sat down to write an editorial on the BlackBerry Passport. You will also see a great interview above so please be sure to check that out as well. We don’t expect to sell a handset to everyone and don’t expect […]

BlackBerry CEO; The BlackBerry Z3 has been extremely well received in both India and Indonesia

In a recent interview with BlackBerry CEO John Chen, The Hindu’s Business Line was able to sit down and ask Mr. Chen some very good questions about BlackBerry and BlackBerry’s growth since taking the company over approximately 10 months ago. Check out the full interview below and let us know what you think in the […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen & Prem Watsa in the top 10 of Canada’s 50 Most Powerful People

Talk about greatness! Canadian Business has just released their list of Canada’s 50 most powerful people! BlackBerry CEO John Chen land at the number 8th sport on the list! While Director of the Board at BlackBerry, Prem Watsa lands in a well respected spot of #6!     CEO, BlackBerryHas us cheering for Canada’s tech […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen talks Amazon deal with Fox Business

BlackBerry CEo John Chen has just sat down with Fox Business to talk about the new partnership with Amazon. Mr. Chen offered some more details on the deal and how Amazon can help BlackBerry in the long term. Check out the video below and let us know what your thoughts are in the comments. Watch […]

BlackBerry CEO “I have a plan to not be dependent on handsets”

Over the past few months BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taking the media by storm. His quotes are impressive to say the least, with that said sometimes his quotes are taking out of context like this one from a recent Reuters interview: “If I cannot make money on handsets, I will not be in the handset […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Talks T-Mobile, White House and more on Bloomberg TV

BlackBerry CEO, John Chen has been in Santa Monica, California for a couple of days taking part in the Oasis: The Montgomery Summit. Mr. Chen was also speaking at the event and during his busy days he had the chance to sit down with Jon Erlichman from Bloomberg Television. They discussed everything from the White […]

Odds of Turning BlackBerry Around? 50/50

So what does BlackBerry CEO John Chen think his odds of turning BlackBerry around? Well in a recent interview with the Financial Times, Mr. Chen thinks those odds are currently 50/50 as long as he and his team execute the plan correctly. “It is all about execution now,” Mr Chen said, noting that he has […]