Huawei’s Richard Yu Announced as CES 2018 Keynote

Oct 30, 2017

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, licensee for the World Trade Center Las Vegas, announced that Richard Yu, CEO, Consumer Business Group, Huawei will deliver a keynote address at CES® 2018. Yu’s address will take place at 2 PM, Tuesday, January 9 in the Venetian Palazzo Ballroom. Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2018 returns to Las Vegas, Nevada USA, January 9-12, 2018.

Mr. Yu took the CES 2017 keynote stage to discuss the future of mobility, especially in the areas of AI, virtual reality and connected technologies. He returns in 2018 to share Huawei's exploration on future connectivity and strategy in AI, IoT and new smart devices. Mr. Yu’s keynote mirrors many of the key industry trends poised to be showcased throughout CES. Numerous exhibitors at CES 2018 will display the latest connected technologies, specifically focused on IoT, 5G connectivity, transportation, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

“Mr. Yu is an industry visionary pioneering the future of mobility,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “Under his leadership, Huawei has become a world-class, global brand that represents innovation and the power of connectivity. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Yu back to the CES keynote stage as he shares his vision of our connected world.”

The World Trade Center Las Vegas is hosting its seventh annual innovation-focused networking breakfast on Thursday, January 11, 2018. The breakfast will coincide with CES 2018, and will feature a high-profile speaker to be announced in the coming weeks. As a World Trade Centers Association member, you and your contacts are invited to attend this much-anticipated event. CES is the global stage for innovation and will span more than 2.5 million net square feet of exhibit space and feature more than 3,900 exhibiting companies unveiling technologies, products and services that touch every industry.
Eligible WTCA members may email to request a complimentary CES registration code while supplies last. CES remains a trade-only event and is not open to the general public.