Chances are you are looking at yours right now. The BlackBerry is quite literally everywhere. More than 50 million of the devices were sold last year alone with profits in excess of $11 billion. This is the only true “insider’s” account of one of the most successful technology devices ever produced in the world and a fascinating, never-before-seen portrait of the two Canadian geniuses behind its parent company Research In Motion.
Rod McQueen is?the author of the National Business Book Award winner Who Killed Confederation Life? and many other award-winning books. He lives with his wife in Toronto.