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Tech Industry Leaders Will Take the Stage at CES 2019

Morgan Hatfield, Social Media Intern, Consumer Technology Association

We are just days away from the CES 2019 and some of the tech industry’s most compelling leaders will be taking the CES keynote stage next week. Check out the keynote addresses you can see at CES 2019:


LG Keynote

Monday, Jan. 7, 6:30PM, Park Theater at Park MGM
Dr. I.P. Park, President and Chief Technology Officer, LG Electronics

The LG Keynote will offer fresh perspectives on the evolving artificial intelligence (AI) landscape and explore how AI will impact the lives of consumers in the years ahead.

CTA State of the Industry Address

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 8:30AM, Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association
Karen Chupka, CES Executive Vice President, Consumer Technology Association

Gary Shapiro and Karen Chupka will highlight the latest tech trends and innovations on display at CES 2019 — including 5G, smart cities, resilience and health tech.

IBM Keynote

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 8:30AM, Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom
Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM

Ginni Rometty will share a unique outlook for how technology – built on a foundation of responsibility and trust – will significantly improve how businesses operate and people work and live.

Verizon Keynote

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 4:00 PM, Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom
Hans Vestberg, CEO, Verizon

Hans Vestberg will take a deep dive into the impact of 5G that will change our world for the better – from building smart cities infrastructure to improving education, aiding first responders and beyond.

AMD Keynote

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 9:00AM, Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom
Dr. Lisa Su, President and Chief Executive Officer, AMD

Dr. Lisa Su will paint a picture of the next-generation of computing that will help redefine the future of gaming and virtual entertainment.

Keynote Talks

New Mobility Revolution Keynote Talk

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 11:00AM,
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Keynote Speaker:
Elaine L. Chao, United States Secretary of Transportation

Deborah A.P. Hersman, President and CEO, National Safety Council
Alexandre Haag, CTO and Head of Technology, Autonomous Intelligent Driving, a wholly owned subsidiary of AUDI AG
Amnon Shashua, President and CEO, Mobileye, an Intel Company; Senior Vice President, Intel Corporation
Chris Urmson, Co-Founder and CEO, Aurora
Moderator: Alexandria Sage, Correspondent, Reuters

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will speak about the future of drones and self-driving technology and how they will revolutionize transportation. 

Following Secretary Chao's address, a panel of experts will discuss the importance of establishing public trust to ensure consumers understand the benefits of self-driving vehicles and that deployment of the technology is safe. 

New Frontiers in Mobile

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, 2:00PM,
Park Theater, Park MGM

Keynote Speakers:
John Donovan, CEO, AT&T Communications
Michael Kassan, Chairman and CEO, MediaLink

Jill Cress, CMO, National Geographic
Alicia Hatch, CMO, Deloitte Digital
Omar Khan, CPO, Magic Leap
Ann Lewnes, CMO, Adobe
Mark Penn, President and Managing Partner, The Stagwell Group
Philip Thomas, President Ascential Events; Chairman, Cannes Lions

AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan and MediaLink Chairman and CEO Michael Kassan will explore the 4th Industrial Revolution, as 5G opens up a new world of opportunity for robotic manufacturing, AR/VR and mixed reality, sporting experiences, public safety and beyond.

After Donovan's talk, a panel of industry executives will discuss how global companies are developing marketing strategies to best engage consumers in this mobile-first, hyper-connected, data-driven world. 
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