The 25 Craziest Things Ever Said by Tech CEOs

22. BlackBerry 6 OS To Defy All Other Mobile Platforms

Quote: I'll think you'll just be amazed at how it's a quantum leap over anything that's out there."
Date: 6/25/2010

We never took RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie for a comedian. After reporting loses in subscriber growth and smartphones sales, Balsillie went on to overhype the company's then-upcoming BlackBerry 6 OS, practically marketing it as the groundbreaking mobile software that would revolutionize the industry. In short, all the operating system offered was a cleaner UI, new web browser, and practically everything else you could find on an iOS and Android phone. Forever fashionably late to the mobile party.

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