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 on M&A activities, strategic direction, and corporate culture.
Steve also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Bradmark Technologies, Inc., a software company specializing in database performance management. He has 25+ years of experience leading and advising high tech companies on implementing operational improvements and strategic investments aimed at 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 CFO, 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.