Ralph Pini is the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for Devices at Blackberry Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for BlackBerry’s long-term product roadmap, including hardware, software and design as well as BlackBerry’s joint development efforts. He oversees the manufacturing/supply chain, repair, customer support and device quality functions under the Devices business unit.Ralph joined BlackBerry in 2012 as part of the acquisition of Paratek Microwave Inc., where he served as President and CEO developing and commercializing Adaptive Tunable technologies to improve RF performance of wireless devices.Prior to this, Ralph served nearly thirty years at Motorola Inc., where he held various positions, including Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Mobile Cellular Group. Ralph has a deep and extensive history in the wireless mobile industry and was very instrumental in the development and creation of the many iconic products at Motorola, including the Motorola RAZR. Also while at Motorola, Ralph ran the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) operations, making this business unit a significant contributor to the financial success of the Motorola Mobile group.Ralph received his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and both his MS in Electrical Engineering and his BS in Electrical and Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Chicago.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Ralph Pini and other top speakers and celebrities.