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Top RIM Marketer, Brian Wallace, Leaves For Greener Pastures At Samsung Mobile

RIM's Brian Wallace Speaks at Ad Age's Digital Conference in 201 photo: Ad Age, Gary He

This one is ripped right from the headlines. The writing on the wall has been clear over the last year or so.  Samsung is the dominant mobile phone maker in North America and RIM, not so much.

Brian Wallace, who was RIM’s top digital marketer and with the Waterloo Canada based company for over a decade is leaving for Samsung Mobile’s Dallas office where he will be the Vice President of Strategic Marketing working hand in hand with one of our favorite mobile exec’s Kim Titus.

Samsung has steadily risen to the top of their game releasing a new device every “about every 6 days” Titus told us in New York earlier this month.

This departure comes on the heels of a really bad quarterly earnings call for the once dominant RIM who produces the Blackberry devices and OS.

More after the break