Silent Circle is pleased to announce our new VP of Product, Blair Young. In this role, Young is responsible for product strategy and direction for Silent Circle’s robust Enterprise Privacy Platform of devices, software and services.
Young brings over 30 years of global product management and product marketing experience in the telecommunications and smartphone industries. Young most recently served as Global Director of Product Management and Launch Management at Yota where he drove product requirements, strategy and roadmap for Yota’s hardware and software offering, leading to the launch of Yota Device’s flagship product.
Young previously served as Senior Director of Product Management and Product Marketing for Blackberry where he was responsible for the product strategy, launch, lifecycle management and evangelism of BlackBerry's software, hardware and cloud service offering into North and South American enterprise and carrier customers.
In addition to his roles at Yota and Blackberry, Young also held executive leadership roles at ARTIS, where he drove a successful product and business strategy for the market introduction of ARTIS' initial product and at Nortel, where he led efforts related to the Nortel Multiservice Data Management system (MDM).
Blair received his Bachelor in Computing Sciences from Dalhousie University and holds a Masters in Computing Sciences from Technical University of Nova Scotia.