The following article was published by Business in Vancouver on June 11, 2013. Frenny Bawa is a SFU BBA alumna.
Business in Vancouver’s “How I Did It” feature asks business leaders to explain in their own words how they achieved a business goal in the face of significant entrepreneurial challenges. In this week’s issue, Frenny Bawa describes how, in her previous role as Research in Motion’s (RIM, now BlackBerry) vice-president and managing director for India, she increased the company’s presence from 26 countries to more than 175, and how this translates into her new role as chief commercial officer of Nanotech Security Corp.
“I joined RIM in 2005 and my mandate over the first 13 months was to bring on about 100 new partners for RIM outside of North America.
“It was pretty challenging given that most of the partners were in North America, in Canada, and smatterings in Europe and smatterings in Asia. What was untapped was Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and big swathes in Asia. Keep reading…