ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ today announced that Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, will deliver a keynote address at CES® 2017. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, CES will run Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
Yu will deliver his keynote at 2 PM Thursday, January 5, 2017 in The Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom. During his address, Yu will showcase Huawei’s vision for a more global model of innovation, which taps into the strengths of each country and region and encourages collaboration with the adoption of the latest technologies and techniques. Through his keynote, attendees will learn about Huawei’s plans for the future of mobile – one that integrates the latest in artificial intelligence, virtual reality and connected technologies and pairs them with elite global partnerships and sustainable product development.
“Mr. Yu has emerged as a leading visionary in the technology industry,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “He has worked with Huawei since its inception, and has helped shape the fast-growing brand that Huawei is today. Under Mr. Yu’s leadership, Huawei stands among the pioneers of mobile technology and remains a champion of connected work with endless possibilities. CES is where that connected world comes together. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Yu and Huawei to the CES stage.”
Huawei launched its Consumer Business Group in 2003. Since then, it has emerged as one of the top three smartphone brands, and has pushed the industry forward through meaningful and innovative consumer technology. Huawei serves over 170 countries and more than one third of the world’s population.
Richard Yu began his career at Huawei over two decades ago in 1993. He has since held several titles with Huawei, including CTO of Wireless R&D, and director of the GSM/UMTS technical sales department. In 2006, he was appointed president of Huawei’s Wireless Network product line, and was nominated as president of the European region in 2008.
During CES 2017 Huawei Consumer BG will exhibit in Tech East. For more information, please visit CES.tech.
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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 50 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. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at CES.tech and on social.
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Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, is the trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. The Consumer Technology Association also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
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