The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) today announced that Research in Motion President and co-CEO, Mike Lazaridis, will give the opening keynote address at GLOBALCOMM, TIA’s communications marketplace and summit taking place June 4th thru the 6th in Chicago.

Mike Lazaridis has been a major force behind the wave of mobile innovation that has produced global efficiencies for companies and dramatically enhanced connectivity for consumers and business professionals,” TIA President Matt Flanigan said. “One of the major themes of GLOBALCOMM is ‘global communications driving global commerce 365 days a year’, and RIM’s BlackBerry platform is a leading example of the 600 plus TIA member companies making that theme a reality. We’re excited to have him kick-off our event as GLOBALCOMM’s opening keynoter.

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