Former BlackBerry CIO Robin Bienfait to handle innovations at Samsung Communications USA?

Former BlackBerry CIO Robin Bienfait to handle innovations at Samsung Communications USA?

In an interesting turn of events, itappears BlackBerry's former CIO (Chief Information Officer), RobinBienfait, will be coming out of her one-yearretirement to get the title of Chief Technology Innovations Officerat Samsung Communications America. This information is yet to be officiallyconfirmed.



Mrs. Bienfaitretired from her position at BlackBerry in December 2012, afterserving the Canadian company for five years. Given her previousexpertise and eventual position at Samsung, it is likely she will beinvolved with the Korean firm's KNOX security enterprise technology.



Prior to joining BlackBerry, Robin Bienfait held senior leadership positions within AT&T Labs andGlobal Network Services. She graduated the Georgia Institute ofTechnology with a Master's degree in Management of Technology. Shealso holds a Bachelor's degree in engineering from Central MissouriState University, and an Associate in business degree from MarylandUniversity.



source: CrackBerry

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5 Comments

1. chunky1x

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

Blackberry CEO to handle Samsung innovation division. Samsung is screwed. Remember the last time Blackberry every made new stuff that actually works.

2. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

BlackBerry CIO*

3. chunky1x

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

Yikes. But still anyone in the Blackberry camp in Krytonite.

5. DigitalJedi_X2

Posts: 346; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

Spoken like a true TROLL thats never even seen a BB10 handset, let alone used one. Otherwise you'd know just how stupid you sound. And Blackberry's woes were caused by those two idiots who ran the company before and was followed up by Thornsteins ineptitude. And did you even read the post?? She's probably going to be running Samsung's KNOX division which handles security and Enterprise. Something Blackberry is #1 at in the mobile space.

4. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

Hahaha she handle innovations? Samsung just doesn't care anymore

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