Arlington, Va. - Aneesh
Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, will deliver the luncheon keynote on
Tuesday, Oct, 25, at the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) 2011 Industry Forum.
The Forum is scheduled to run Oct. 23-26 at the Manchester
Grand Hyatt in San Diego.
"We are delighted to have Aneesh keynote our Industry Forum
event, allowing our attendees to hear from the Obama administration's top
technology and innovation evangelist," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of
CEA. "We look forward to Aneesh sharing his vision for the government's open
data initiative and for how the administration is leveraging technology to keep
our country innovative and competitive."
As Assistant to the President and Associate Director for
Technology within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy,
Chopra works to advance the president's technology agenda by fostering new
ideas and encouraging government-wide coordination to help the country meet its
goals from job creation, to reducing health care costs, to ensuring national
Prior to his appointment in 2009, Chopra served as Secretary
of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia from January 2006 until April
2009. He previously served as managing director with the Advisory Board
Company, a publicly traded healthcare think tank.
Event highlights include a major, new digital health and
fitness program and several major research announcements, including Five
Technologies to Watch and the 2011 Holiday Sales and Forecast report, as well
as a Monday lunch keynote from Don Jones, wireless health VP, Qualcomm.
To register to attend the 2011 Industry Forum, visit www.ce.org/events.