Karen Clyne
Karen Clyne

Karen Clyne, who was executive VP/technology practice leader/western region general manager at MWWPR, has moved to BlackBerry as global head of communications.

She signed on at the San Francisco office of the Jersey-based firm in 2016.

MWWPR, which is headed by Michael Kempner, chalked up $13.3M in technology fees during 2018

Prior to MWWPR, Clyne was senior VP at Eastwick, VP at Herrick Media, and senior director of corporate communications at Brisbane Digital Consulting Group.

BlackBerry registered a 16.1 percent rise in revenues to $244M for Q2 ended Aug 31. The smartphone/services company though suffered a $44M loss vs. a year ago $43M profit.

CEO John Chen sees better days ahead. He's "encouraged by the positive reception on BlackBerry Intelligent Security" plus the number of "exiting new product launches" scheduled during the next six months.