Intel’s Kirk Skaugen to Deliver Keynote Address at Inaugural International CES Asia

The revolution of the computing experience to be explored

2015 International CES Asia

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--The International CES AsiaTM today announced that Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group for Intel Corporation, will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International CES Asia.. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® and co-produced by INTEX, CES Asia will feature top technology companies from around the world and will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China, drawing global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace.

Skaugen’s keynote address will take place at 10:30 AM, May 25, at the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2-3. He will showcase a number of technology advancements and initiatives that focus on improving and revolutionizing the computing experience. He’ll also highlight innovative solutions across a range of industries for a smarter and more connected world. Keynote addresses are complimentary for all CES Asia attendees, and only a CES Asia badge is required for entry.

“Intel is a global technology leader and has revolutionized the technology industry, bringing information into the hands of millions of consumers worldwide,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “We are thrilled to welcome Kirk Skaugen to the CES Asia keynote stage and look forward to hearing his insights surrounding advancements in computing, the end-user experience and the future for Intel.”

Skaugen leads Intel's efforts in transforming personal computing through the evolution of new form factors and new user experiences including real-world applications that will usher computing into a 3-D world, and also free the experience from wires and passwords. Skaugen manages the consumer and business client segments which includes the Intel® Atom™, Intel® Core™, Pentium® and Celeron™ family of processors and related chipsets, wired and wireless client Ethernet, Thunderbolt™ and home gateways.

Skaugen joins Audi’s Rupert Stadler as a confirmed CES Asia keynote speaker. Stadler, chairman of the board of management at AUDI AG will deliver the preshow keynote address at the 2015 International CES Asia at 5 PM Sunday, May 24 in the Jumeirah Hotel, DaGuan Theatre. Additional keynotes and conference sessions will be announced in the coming weeks.

Initially 20,000 gross square meters (8,500 net square meters), the CES Asia show floor has recently expanded by nearly 10 percent and will house an estimated 250 exhibitors that currently represent 14 countries. Major global brands are supporting the show through show floor exhibitions and/or private meeting room space to conduct critical business at CES Asia.

CES Asia is co-produced by INTEX Shanghai Co., Ltd., a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China. Special co-organizers for CES Asia include the Chinese Electronic Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Product (CCCME).To register for the 2015 CES Asia, please visit All attendees with a show badge are invited and encouraged to attend the keynotes.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES Asia®.” Subsequent references to the event can be shortened to “CES Asia.” Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-2 visa, more information can be found here. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at or +1 703-907-4351.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $286 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative and regulatory advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at,

About the International CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and co-produced by INTEX, the International CES Asia will serve as the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses will come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to CE industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees will have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the CE industry.

About INTEX:

INTEX is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992. INTEX is a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China, owning venues in Shanghai, and managing various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai. INTEX Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI. As the first venue management company that imported the first level pattern of management and experience in Shanghai, it is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. INTEX was the first international exhibition center passing ISO9001 quality certification in China and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry.


  • 2015 International CES Asia
    May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China
  • CEA Innovate!
    November 8-10, 2015, New York, NY
  • CE Hall of Fame Dinner
    November 9, 2015, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 10, 2015, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 4, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2016 International CES
    January 6-9, 2016, Las Vegas, NV


Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419


Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419