A year ago, Balsillie owned 26.8 million shares of stock in the smartphone maker. Now he's down to zero.
According to a filing with the SEC, co-CEO Jim Balsillie received the greater amount -- about $7.93 million in total entitlements -- upon his departure.
The former co-CEO and co-chairman apparently wanted to offer his company's network to carriers in the U.S. and elsewhere to boost the BlackBerry maker's financials.
The latest executive to sit at the top of BlackBerry goes back to the drawing board for what could be the beleaguered phone maker's last grasp at survival.
A deal to buy BlackBerry has apparently fallen through, leading the ailing company to fire its boss and recruit a new man at the top.
Founder and former co-CEO Mike Lazaridis hopes to save the foundering smartphone maker.
Deep rifts in the struggling handset maker's executive ranks hobbled its ability to compete in the mobile market and led to its eventual downfall, sources tell The Globe and Mail.
Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, is appointed to chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada.
Mike Lazaridis, who was left his position as co-CEO last year, is stepping down from the BlackBerry board as well. His new $100 million investment fund beckons.
Research In Motion has a lot to prove with tomorrow's event. CNET breaks down what to look for.