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Sean Silcoff

Business WriterThe Globe & Mail

Sean Silcoff is co-author of Losing the Signal, the internationally acclaimed, best-selling book about the rise and fall of BlackBerry, and a business writer with The Globe & Mail. During his 21-year career in journalism and communications, he has covered just about every area of business, from agriculture to the credit crisis, toys to airplane manufacturing and steel to startups. He previously worked at the National Post as well as Canadian Business Magazine, where he oversaw publication of the inaugural edition of the Rich 100, the magazine’s annual survey of Canada’s wealthiest people. Sean is a two-time winner of the National Newspaper Award, the Montreal Economic Institute Economic Education Prize and the Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize for Young Canadian Journalists. He led the Globe & Mail’s coverage of the fall of BlackBerry. Sean has a business degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. and a journalism degree from Carleton University in Ottawa. He lives in Chelsea, Qc. with his wife and three children.