BlackBerry Classic Q and A: Pro Hockey Hall of Famer and Toronto Maple Leafs Executive, Brendan Shanahan

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Brendan_Shanahan_HiRes_without_ClassicAs a hometown hero, Brendan Shanahan has arguably one of the most rewarding jobs in hockey – President of Hockey Operations for the storied Toronto Maple Leafs NHL franchise. For Shanahan, who won 3 Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings and other honors over his 21-year career, this role doesn’t come without its challenges.

The ability to stay productive, at the top of his executive game, and drive success for the organization, is reliant on having the right tools. In Shanahan’s case, they include his BlackBerry Bold 9900, and now, the BlackBerry Classic, which Shanahan says has the familiar, yet upgraded BlackBerry experience he loves, and which propels his productivity. I had the opportunity to ask him about his philosophy of leadership and success, including how his Classic helps him reach these pinnacles:

Halliwell: Coming home: what does it mean to be here?

Shanahan: Well, you know for me…

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Donny is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at BlackBerry and Former Editor-in-Chief for the Inside BlackBerry blogs. There's no disputing, #TeamBlackBerry is awesome. I'm pumped to have the opportunity to talk with you and bring you the latest and greatest from Inside BlackBerry every day. In my spare time, I can be found helping entrepreneurs and startup companies grow their business. I spend the rest, obsessing over the auto industry, or enjoying music. Follow me on Twitter or Google+

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