Sean Silcoff is a business writer with The Globe and Mail and previously the National Post and Canadian Business Magazine. He led the Globe’s coverage of the rise and fall of BlackBerry and has written extensively on many major Canadian business stories of the past two decades, including the takeover battle for telecom giant BCE; the contentious merger between brewers Molson and Coors; and the near-death struggles of manufacturing giant Bombardier Inc. He also oversaw the 1999 launch of the first Rich 100, Canadian Business’s annual list of the country’s wealthiest people. Sean has won two National Newspaper Awards, an Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award and the Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize for Young Canadian Journalists. He lives in the Gatineau Hills near Ottawa with his wife and three children.