30 Notable IT Executive Moves: January 2012

RIM CEO Changes

It was much called-for by a number of analysts and shareholders, and it finally happened: Research In Motion in late January confirmed that co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie would step aside, and Thorstein Heins, its former co-COO, would be installed as president and CEO. Whether regime change can turn around RIM's sinking fortunes is the new question.