Intel's Kirk Skaugen to Deliver Keynote at CES Asia 2016

Skaugen to discuss how innovation in technology will play an unprecedented role in transforming our daily life experiences

Arlington, VA, March 15, 2016 - The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, 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 upcoming CES Asia™ 2016. Owned and produced by CTA, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia 2016 will run May 11-13 in Shanghai, China at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC).

Skaugen's keynote will take place on May 11 at the Kerry Hotel, Shanghai Ballrooms 2-3. He will detail the Intel technology and products that serve as the catalyst to making amazing new experiences possible and highlight Intel's work with leading companies in China to deliver solutions together that enable a smarter and more connected world.

"Intel is a global innovator and technology powerhouse, bringing disruptive technologies to the market that revolutionize the way consumers around the world access information," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. "We are thrilled to welcome Kirk Skaugen back to the CES Asia keynote stage and look forward to hearing his insights surrounding the advancements of computing, the next generation of innovation for the end-user and Intel's plans for the future vision of a smart and connected world."

Skaugen is responsible for the company's client computing business and strategies across a range of devices, including phones, phablets, tablets, 2 in 1s, and PCs. Skaugen also leads a range of efforts to deliver new and exciting experiences that will simplify and personalize computing, including integrating 'human senses' into technology and eliminating both wires and passwords from all computing devices.

In addition to dynamic exhibits covering the entire tech ecosystem, CES Asia 2016 will feature a robust conference program showcasing more than 50 conference sessions and more than 100 speakers. The full lineup of CES Asia keynote speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Returning to Shanghai for its second year, CES Asia 2016 is expanding from two exhibit halls in 2015 to four with a show floor that will span 40,000 gross square meters (20,000 net square meters). The event will showcase top tech across the themes of connectivity, innovation and the Internet of Things (IoT). Featuring more than 300 exhibiting companies, the entire global technology industry will be represented at CES Asia across 15 product categories from 3D printing and smart home to vehicle technology and wearables, as well as the latest innovation from budding entrepreneurs in Startup Park.

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About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, formerly Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® 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. CTA 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.

About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia is 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 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 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 Shanghai:
Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992 and jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex owns venue in Shanghai, and manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai, and also organizes and co-organizes about 10 international trade shows in China as a prominent producer of international tradeshows. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI, and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry. Find Intex Shanghai online at

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