Arlington, Va. - The
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today that Hans Vestberg,
president and CEO of Ericsson Group, will deliver a keynote address at the 2012
Owned and produced by
CEA, CES will be held Jan. 10-13, 2012, in Las Vegas. Vestberg's keynote will
be held at the Venetian at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012.
"Ericsson is a global leader in mobile
broadband and telecommunications technologies and services, and we are thrilled
to welcome Hans Vestberg to the CES keynote stage," said Gary Shapiro, president
and CEO, CEA, in a statement. "Ericsson has grown into a market leader with its
equipment powering broadband networks for more than 1,000 service providers in
180 countries. With more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passing
through Ericsson's equipment, this dynamic company will share its vision of our
mobile broadband future."
Vestberg was named
president and CEO of the Ericsson Group in January 2010. He joins Microsoft's
Steve Ballmer and Mercedes-Benz's Dr. Dieter Zetsche as confirmed keynote
speakers for CES.