Steve Capelli is the President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Blackberry. Responsible for all of BlackBerry’s financial operations including corporate accounting, FP&A, treasury, tax, procurement, and investor relations. Reporting to the CEO and with a diverse background, Steve provides counsel and leadership to M&A activities, strategic direction, and corporate culture.
Steve also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Bradmark Technologies, Inc., a database performance management software company. He has 25+ years of experience leading, implementing and advising high tech companies in operational improvements and strategic investments driving revenue growth, margin improvements and acquisitions. He is currently serving on the Board of Rimini Street, Enmetric Systems, LiveOps, mLogica, and ParStream.
Steve was previously President of Worldwide Field Operations at Sybase with responsibility for more than $1 billion in annual revenue. He led the turnaround and expansion of global teams focused on Sales, Consulting, Maintenance and Education. Before joining Sybase, he spent five years at Siemens-Pyramid, where he held a variety of positions, including chief financial officer, vice president of inter-continental sales and director of field operations. He has also worked in finance and operations at Digital Equipment Corp., Unisys, and W.R. Grace & Company.
Steve holds an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University and a B.S. in Accounting from The College of New Jersey.