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James Dreher - BlackBerry. Waterloo, ON, CA

James Dreher James Dreher

Application Development Consultant | BlackBerry

Waterloo, ON, CANADA

Accept no substitutes with Research In Motion's mobile software specialist known for developing industry-leading Android platform apps



James Dreher is the Android platform specialist within the Developer Relations team at Research In Motion. His current mandate is to support the BlackBerry Runtime for Android apps, while assisting developers in porting and repackaging their existing Android applications to run on the BlackBerry PlayBook, and future BB10 devices.

James has also supported enterprise development through his involvement within the BlackBerry Premier Support group as well as the Corporate Developer Program.

Industry Expertise (9)

Information Technology and Services

IT Services/Consulting


Computer Software

Computer/Network Security


Computer Networking


Computer Hardware

Areas of Expertise (7)

Mobile Applications

Android Mobile Applications

Mobile Technologies

Cross-Platform Development

Mobile Device Management

Mobile Marketing

Mobile Payments & Mobile Commerce

Education (1)

Wilfrid Laurier University: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science 2008

Event Appearances (3)

Getting Started with Developing for BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps

BlackBerry DevCon Asia  Singapore


Porting Your Android App to the BlackBerry PlayBook and BB10

Mobile World Congress (Barcelona GTUG & WIPJam)  Barcelona, Spain


Running Android Apps on BlackBerry PlayBook and BB10

FITC presents: Spotlight Android  University of Toronto


Sample Talks (1)

Getting Started with Developing for BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps

Developers who want to bring their new and existing Android apps to the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet now have additional tools to extend their commercial opportunities. Attend this workshop to learn how BlackBerry® Runtime for Android Apps could help. We'll give you an overview of what the BlackBerry Runtime for Android apps is all about, and we'll also cover various tooling options for targeting or repackaging your Android applications for the PlayBook tablet.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Corporate Training


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee