Mike Lazaridis to keynote at Mobile World Congress – App Planet


Before the holidays we told you all about our Mobile World Congress plans, and specifically the BlackBerry Developer Day we’re holding as part of App Planet – February 16, 2010 in Barcelona.

We are excited to announce that Research In Motion Co-CEO, Mike Lazaridis will be keynoting at Mobile World Congress – App Planet and will also be the featured keynote speaker at the BlackBerry Developer Day! Mike will share his vision of the current state and future direction of the application market and how you, as a developer or business, can take full advantage of the BlackBerry platform.

BlackBerry Developer Day is shaping up to be an awesome day. In addition to the keynotes, there’s a full agenda of break-out sessions, opportunities to meet the experts from RIM and participate in hands-on labs. Check-out our BlackBerry Developer Day site for more event details and stay tuned the blog for more updates!


About Mike Kirkup

Mike Kirkup is the Director for the Developer Relations program at Research In Motion (RIM), which is responsible for managing the technical relationships and programs for RIM’s developer community worldwide. Mike and his team work with RIM’s developer community to provide support and guidance as developers work to integrate their applications to the BlackBerry platform. Mike joined RIM in 2001 as a Security Software Developer in RIM’s Wireless Security Group. As part of the Wireless Securty group, Mike contributed to the development of the BlackBerry Cryptography API, S/MIME and PGP implementations. Mike holds a Masters of Management Science and a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.

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