Research In Motion’s Jim Balsillie to Keynote C3

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BalsillieC3, the Corporate, Channel and Computing Expo, today announced that Jim Balsillie, chairman and co-CEO at Research In Motion will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, June 28 at 9:00 a.m. C3 takes place June 27-29, 2006 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.

In his keynote address Balsillie will discuss the state of the wireless enterprise and the opportunities ahead.

“Jim Balsillie brings a mobile enterprise perspective to C3,” said Mark Dineen, vice president and show director of C3. “RIM’s innovation with the evolution of the BlackBerry platform has enhanced the way enterprise professionals work and communicate. We look forward to hearing from him what the next wave of mobile enterprise technology will bring.”


Balsillie is responsible for directing RIM’s strategy, business development and finance. In 2002, he founded The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a world-class global research institute focused on the restructuring of international governance, with particular emphasis on financial and economic institutions.

Balsillie is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Harvard School of Business. He is a Chartered Accountant and elected as a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants. Jim also holds an honorary Doctorate Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.