30 Notable IT Executive Moves: March 2013

Mike Lazaridis

BlackBerry co-founder Mike Lazaridis is calling it a career at BlackBerry. Lazaridis stepped down from his position as vice chairman of the board of directors and is retiring from the smartphone company he helped create. He recently co-founded a new venture capital firm, Quantum Valley Investments. Lazaridis was co-CEO of BlackBerry for many years before stepping down in 2012 along with co-CEO Jim Balsillie.


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