Washingtonian magazine’s bi-annual list honors the region’s technology industry leaders
Arlington, VA, May 4, 2015 - Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) President and CEO Gary Shapiro has been named a 2015 Tech Titan by Washingtonian magazine.
The list recognizes "the most influential and exciting people in the local technology scene," and features a mix of entrepreneurs, industry leaders, media, government officials and other in-the-know connectors . Shapiro was noted for advocating advances in groundbreaking technologies like autonomous vehicles, 3D printing and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). He also plays a key role in promoting technology policy central to the industry, including patent litigation reform, immigration reform and free trade.
The tech titans list appears in the May 2015 edition of Washingtonian magazine, available on newsstands now and online May 4. The magazine publishes its tech titans list every two years. Shapiro has been named a tech titan in every edition since the list's inception in 2009.
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 CE.org, InnovationMovement.com