CES Press Release

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to Deliver Keynote Address at 2014 International CES

Arlington, VA – 11/12/2013 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that Yahoo CEO, president and director Marissa Mayer will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 International CES®. 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, 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 where she oversaw product management, engineering, design and strategy for the company’s suite of local and geographical products, 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 interface design.
 
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.
 
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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.

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