Keynotes Addresses

CES stands for innovators and the promise and power of technology. Keynote addresses showcase global industry leaders, offering insider insights into the technologies changing our industry and our lives.

Corporate Keynotes showcase global industry leaders offering insider insights into the technologies changing our industry and our lives.

Keynote Talks feature visionary executives and influencers discussing the future of innovation and technology's impact on the big issues facing our world. 

Corporate Keynote

LG Keynote

LG Electronics Inc

Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
Park Theater at Park MGM

LG Electronics will deliver the pre-show keynote address, offering fresh perspectives on the evolving artificial intelligence (AI) landscape, while exploring how AI will impact the lives of consumers in the years ahead.

LG is a global powerhouse at the forefront of the AI revolution, which will impact nearly every major industry from technology to health care, agriculture, transportation, engineering and beyond.

Dr. I.P. Park, President and Chief Technology Officer, LG Electronics Inc.LG Electronics President and Chief Technology Officer Dr. I.P. Park is driving artificial intelligence as the company’s main growth engine, focusing on self-evolving products, a seamless connected user experience and open platforms.

Dr. Park is recognized as one of the world’s top CTOs for his achievements in leading R&D teams to spur innovation through AI, cloud computing, IoT and user experience related to connected cars, mobile devices, smart TVs and audio systems.

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Corporate Keynote

CTA State of the Industry Address

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Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, 8:30 AM
Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ President and CEO Gary Shapiro and CES Executive Vice President Karen Chupka will highlight the latest tech trends and innovations on display at CES 2019 — including 5G, smart cities, resilience and health tech.

Together, they'll cast an eye toward the future and explore how technology is transforming the world around us. They'll also offer an industry update and examine how the tech sector is positioned to succeed in the new economy.

Corporate Keynote

IBM Keynote

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, 8:30 AM
Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom

IBM will open CES by featuring its president and CEO, Ginni Rometty. 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.

IBM is trusted with the data and insights of thousands of companies around the world, using IBM Watson AI technology to make everything smarter and improve how people live and work.

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni RomettyIBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty will discuss how technologies such as AI and quantum, when built on a foundation of trust and transparency, will drastically change business and society for the better.

Rometty has been named among Bloomberg’s 50 Most Influential People in the World, Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and TIME’s most important people in tech.

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Corporate Keynote

Verizon Keynote

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Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, 4:00 PM
Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom

Verizon and its CEO Hans Vestberg will explore the future of connectivity through 5G as it fuels new technologies and services that will blend our physical and digital worlds. 

Verizon is the world’s first commercial 5G broadband internet service, and as a global internet backbone, Verizon’s undersea cable network carries much of the world’s internet traffic.

Verizon CEO Hans VestbergVerizon CEO 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.

Vestberg previously served as Verizon’s chief technology officer and president of Global Networks, and before joining Verizon, he served for six years as president and CEO of Ericsson.

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AMD Keynote

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Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, 9:00 AM
Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo Ballroom

AMD guests and its president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will provide a view into the diverse applications for new computing technologies ranging from solving some of the world’s toughest challenges to the future of gaming, entertainment and virtual reality with the potential to redefine modern life.

AMD is catapulting computing, gaming, and visualization technologies forward with the world’s first 7nm high-performance CPUs and GPUs, providing the power required to reach technology’s next horizon.

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni RomettyAMD President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Lisa Su will paint a picture of the next-generation of computing that will help redefine the future of gaming and virtual entertainment.

In 2017, Dr. Su was named one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine and the “Top Ranked Semiconductor CEO” by Institutional Investor Magazine.

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Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, 11:00 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

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. 




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