|[November 12, 2013]
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to Deliver Keynote Address at 2014 International CES
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
The Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA)®�today announced
that Yahoo CEO, president and director Marissa Mayer will deliver a
keynote address at the 2014 International CES (News - Alert)®. Owned and
produced by CEA, the 2014 CES, the world's gathering place for all who
thrive on the business of consumer technologies, will run January 7-10,
2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Mayer's keynote address is slated for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7,
2014, in the LVH Theater. Her address will be part of the Tech
Titans keynote series, where CEOs from the most powerful companies
in technology present their vision for products, services and networks
that will shape the next wave of innovation.
"As a defining innovator making waves in the online and mobile space and
a fresh breath for the industry, Marissa Mayer is a perfect addition to
our Tech Titans keynote series," said Gary Shapiro (News - Alert), president and CEO,
CEA. "We're thrilled to welcome her to the CES stage to share her
strategic vision for the evolving tech landscape."
Mayer was named Yahoo CEO in July 2012. Prior to Yahoo, she was vice
president of local, maps and location services at Google (News - Alert) where she
oversaw product management, engineering, design and strategy for the
company's suite of local and geographical produts, including Google
Maps, Google Earth, Zagat, Street View and local search for desktop and
mobile. During her 13 years at Google, Mayer held numerous positions,
including engineer, designer, product manager and executive, and
launched more than 100 well-known features and products. She is listed
as an inventor on several patents in artificial intelligence and
In addition to the Tech Titans series, additional keynotes at the 2014
CES will be held as part of the Technology Innovators keynote series.
This new series will offer insight by innovators, thought leaders and
disruptors - the "rock stars" of their industries. It is a stage for
those with big ideas that are reframing the way technology will impact
our interaction with the world today, and in years to come.
The 2014 CES will feature more than 3,200 exhibitors unveiling the
latest consumer technology products and services across 15 product
categories. For more information on the 2014 International CES, visit CESweb.org.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology
event is "International CES." Subsequent references to the show
can be shortened to "CES." Please do not use "Consumer
Electronics Show" to refer to the International CES.
The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive
on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving
ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40
years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced
to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES
features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and
produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology
trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer
electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and
pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues
are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org
and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social
CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS
January 5, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
2014 International CES
January 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
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