New Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to Open Exciting Week of Tech Innovation with Preshow Keynote at 2014 International CES

Krzanich Kicks-off Tech Titan Keynote Series at The Venetian

Arlington, Va., September 17, 2013 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that new Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will deliver a preshow keynote address at the upcoming 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.


Krzanich's keynote is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, January 6, 2014, in The Venetian's Palazzo Ballroom.

"For decades, Intel's innovative technologies have been at the heart of connecting people around the world and bringing information into the hands of consumers," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. "Under Brian Krzanich's leadership, Intel is defining a new era in which every device and every object connects and computes. We look forward to hearing his vision for future innovation at the 2014 International CES."

Brian Krzanich was appointed chief executive officer and elected a member of Intel's board of directors on May 16, 2013. Krzanich has held numerous positions within the company, most recently serving as chief operating officer (COO). As COO, his responsibilities included leading more than 50,000 employees spanning Intel's Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel Custom Foundry, supply chain operations, the NAND Solutions group, human resources, information technology and Intel's China strategy. His open-minded approach to problem solving and listening to customers' needs has extended the company's product and technology leadership.

Krzanich's address will be part of the new Tech Titans Keynote series at the 2014 CES.The Tech Titans Keynote series is the stage where CEOs from the most powerful companies in technology present their vision for the upcoming revolutions in products, services and networks that will shape the next wave of innovation.

Additional keynotes at the 2014 CES will be held as part of the Technology Innovators Keynote series. This new keynote series will offer insights 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.

Keynote speakers for both the Tech Titan and Technology Innovator series will be announced in the coming weeks.

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.

About 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

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