Techopia Live: BlackBerry — Former RIM employee offers a behind-the-scenes peek

Techopia Live is going to the movies! In this episode, Ottawa Business Journal publisher Michael Curran speaks with one of the original employees at Research in Motion (RIM). Matthias Wandel started working at RIM in Waterloo in 1993, years before the company made its breakthrough into mobile messaging and played an important role in developing smartphones.

With the launch of the critically acclaimed movie BlackBerry, Wandel takes us on a journey of the early days at RIM and provides a fact check on the movie’s dramatization of handheld device’s development.

Join Techopia Live as Wandel contemplates what business lessons can be drawn from the demise of BlackBerry handheld devices.

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