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Mr. Alec Saunders

Vice President of Developer Relations and Ecosystem DevelopmentBlackBerry

As Vice President of Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development at RIM, Alec is responsible for building a thriving developer community for RIM’s BlackBerry products and for supporting developers successfully bring their applications to a growing BlackBerry ecosystem. Prior to joining QNX, Alec co-founded Iotum, an award-winning communications startup; served as Vice President of Marketing at Versatel Networks, and headed up the marketing efforts for several key initiatives at Microsoft, including the launch of Internet Explorer in 1995. Alec was an early adopter of social media as a branding, awareness, and SEO strategy. Alec’s award-winning blog (2002-present) is recognized on most of the Top 10/Top 100 lists for telecommunications and VoIP blogs.