BlackBerry announced today that they have teamed up with AISEC Canada's executives stay connected, collaborative and productive as they lead the international leadership-development organization. Spanning the next twelve month period, AISEC Canada's seven person leadership team will be equipped with BlackBerry Z30 smartphones.
AIESEC is the world's largest youth-run organization with over 100 000 members in 124 countries. With a legacy of over 50 years, AIESEC Canada develops globally-minded leaders by providing top international talent to companies across Canada and by providing Canadian students with international internships and real-world leadership experiences.
"We are thrilled to be working with a globally recognized, Canadian brand like BlackBerry who will help our executive team be more dynamic and effective," said Nancy Luu, president, AIESEC Canada. "We are committed to fostering Canadian innovation and productivity, and it is incredibly rewarding to be working towards this mutual goal together."
The AIESEC executive team will utilize BBM™, BBM™ Video and Screen Share, among other BlackBerry® 10 productivity applications, as they visit 30 university campuses across Canada and travel to international conferences. BlackBerry's enterprise-optimized BlackBerry 10 software will enable AIESEC executives to go beyond email and phone calls. Whether they are at home, in the office, on campus or travelling from province to province, their new arsenal of applications will allow them to plan, collaborate and execute on-the-go.
"BlackBerry is proud to support the next generation of aspiring business leaders," said Margaret Stuart, managing director for Canada at BlackBerry. "Together with AIESEC Canada, we hope to inspire and encourage leadership, entrepreneurship and excellence on university campuses across the country."