As EVP and General Manager of SAP Telco Industry and Mobility Solutions, Rick Costanzo leads an integrated global team of sales, services, enablement, and solutions management experts across the SAP portfolio for the telecommunications industry and mobile solutions. In cooperation with product development, he has driven the launch of a fully integrated SAP Mobile Platform, created a seamless Mobile Secure experience, and simplified the partner-first model. Rick honed his understanding of mobile solutions and telecommunications over 20 years in senior management roles, including network services, operations, marketing, and sales at BlackBerry and AT&T. Joining RIM in 1999, Rick built BlackBerry’s business in Europe and later in Latin America from the ground up, achieving triple digit billion dollar revenue growth during his time with the company. Most recently, Rick was EVP of Global Sales and Regional Marketing at BlackBerry. He speaks Italian, Spanish, French, and English.