T. A. McCann, VP of Product Strategy, Research in Motion
As VP of Product Strategy at Research in Motion, T. A. McCann is focused on BBM (Blackberry Messenger), Blackberry social applications (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter…) as well as the native Contacts apps.
He is the founder of Gist.com (sold to RIM in February 2011) as well as Jump2Go and 3 other web based companies. He is an active advisor to startup companies in Seattle including Creative Live, Venpop (sold to Lockerz), Zooppa, Thinkfuse (sold to Salesforce, Aug 2012),EveryMove and RivalIQ. As an active angel investor and mentor he works with Founders Institute, Startup Weekend (on the board) and Techstars (active mentor).