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  1. Why Does BlackBerry Even Bother With Hardware?Read the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Seeking Alpha

    ... of 83%. John Chen was hired as BlackBerry's CEO in November, 2013. Previously, he turned around the struggling Sybase and sold it to SAP for nearly $6 billion. He is repeating the same pattern of steps he took with Sybase now at BlackBerry, starting ...

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  2. Blackberry CEO John Chen shows off Passport and Classic handsets. Image via CrackberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Computing.co.uk

    ... Since the November 2013 arrival of John Chen formerly of Pyramid Technology, Siemens Pyramid and database company Sybase the company has completed a no-nonsense cost-cutting exercise and sought to focus on the company's core strengths: its security ...

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  3. Who is helping Blackberry in its fight for survival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    The Canada-based mobile phone manufacturer is fighting for financial survival with two former executives at Sybase at the helm.

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  4. Pleasanton executives help Blackberry fight for survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Business Journal

    The Canada-based mobile phone manufacturer is fighting for financial survival with two former executives at Sybase at the helm.

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  5. Quinn: John Chen's plan to save BlackBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | SiliconValley.com

    John Chen, the former chief executive of Sybase, is one of the tech industry's most successful turnaround artists.

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  6. Can the BlackBerry be saved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Inside Bay Area

    John Chen, the former chief executive of Sybase, is one of the tech industry's most successful turnaround artists.

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  7. Re: The chances of a comeback are virtually certain.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | InformationWeek

    The Sybase and Blackberry stories have a lot of similarities. Both companies had a very secure position with a large base of customers invested in their technology.

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  8. Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... yet known. BlackBerry said it would not provide further comment at this time. Chen, widely recognized for bringing Sybase Inc. back from the brink during his 1997-2012 term at the enterprise software firm, also underscored in the memo that the ...

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  9. BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Why Prem Watsa Loves the CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Insider Monkey

    ... electrical engineering from Brown and a Master's from Caltech. His most outstanding achievement is the turnaround of Sybase, When Mr Chen took over Sybase in 1998, it had lost money for four years, its stock price was down 90% and most analysts were ...

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  10. SIOS Webinar to Address Optimizing Cost Savings and High Availability ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Business Wire

    ... advanced performance tuning. Before joining EnterpriseDB, Brian held systems architect positions within Oracle and Sybase, and a variety of other senior technical leadership positions. He is a seasoned database engineer, with professional ...

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  11. BlackBerry now 'well on its way to recovery'Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | BetaNews

    ... fortunes, it would be Chen. He's a prominent fate-changer in the technology sector (having reversed the fortunes of Sybase in late 1990s) and has made clear that he believes BlackBerry can remain a smartphone heavyweight if it builds on its core ...

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  12. BlackBerry moving onwards and upwards, internal memo says August 5th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | IT Business

    ... turnaround effort was in the 1990s, when he helped reverse the fortunes of then-struggling enterprise software maker Sybase Inc. SAP later acquired Sybase, but Chen has also hired a number of former Sybase employees who helped with that turnaround ...

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  13. BlackBerry Closes Chapter on Restructuring ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Re/code

    ... clients like government a Zagencies. Chen, who is well known for having turned around enterprise software maker Sybase Inc in the late 1990s, told employees in the memo that he is confident BlackBerry now has the right organization and team in place ...

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  14. BlackBerry restructuring process done, says CEO John ChenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | CBC News

    ... clients like government a Zagencies. Chen, who is well known for having turned around enterprise software maker Sybase Inc in the late 1990s, told employees in the memo that he is confident BlackBerry now has the right organization and team in place ...

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  15. Layoffs may be over as BlackBerry looks to grow againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | CNET News.com

    ... high-end professionals. Chen, a well-respected turnaround specialist from his time at business software provider Sybase, took the position as chairman and interim CEO in November and has been quick to get BlackBerry back to its core of serving ...

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  16. BlackBerry closes chapter on restructuring process - internal memoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | ABS-CBN News

    ... clients like government agencies. Chen, who is well known for having turned around enterprise software maker Sybase Inc in the late 1990s, told employees in the memo that he is confident BlackBerry now has the right organization and team in place to ...

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  17. BlackBerry closes chapter on restructuring process: ChenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Globe and Mail

    ... clients like government a Zagencies. Chen, who is well known for having turned around enterprise software maker Sybase Inc in the late 1990s, told employees in the memo that he is confident BlackBerry now has the right organization and team in place ...

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  18. Chen shrugs off IBM and Apple enterprise team-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Globe and Mail

    ... BES10 servers. "I think SAP is probably the front of the pack, given Chen's legacy with them [the company purchased Sybase in 2010] a SAP is a known quantity to him," says independent technology analyst Carmi Levy. In recent days, BlackBerry also ...

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  19. Sticking With Blackberry For The DoubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Forbes.com

    ... the business, but he is already taking some needed steps. On July 21, Chen hired Marty Beard (who he worked with at Sybase) to be his new COO. John Chen can't rebuild Blackberry on his own. His success depends on getting great people to join his ...

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  20. BlackBerry's COO Marty Beard aims to prove skeptics wrong, starting with glitch-free launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Canada.com

    ... and CEO of LiveOps, a provider of cloud applications for customer services. Before joining LiveOps, he worked at Sybase Inc., the software company where Mr. Chen earned his reputation as a turnaround CEO by bringing it back to profitability. Mr. ...

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