Former RIM VP Tyler Lessard lands at Fixmo

by Rob Lewis

Earlier this month Techvibes reported that Tyler Lessard had left his position at Research in Motion as vice president for global alliances and developer relations. According to RIM Lessard was "moving on to pursue other interests".

Turns out those other interests were in Toronto.

Fixmo today announced the appointment of Lessard as Chief Marketing Officer.

Lessard will lead Fixmo’s marketing and product strategy for the company’s growing roster of solutions that manage the risk associated with the mobile workforce including the company’s flagship Fixmo Sentinel and the recently released Fixmo SafeZone.

Fixmo announced in June that it had raised a $6.5 million Series B round led by new investor Panorama Capital. Existing investors Rho Ventures Canada, iNovia Capital, Extreme Venture Partners and management also participated in the Series B round.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only... more

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fixmo Inc. is the mobile risk management (MRM) company that helps organizations identify, mitigate and manage the risks associated with mobile devices in the workplace. The company’s MRM solutions enable protected and compliant mobile computing, helping organizations embrace a wide range of mobile devices and applications while maintaining system integrity, protecting confidential data and... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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