Arlington, Va. - The Consumer
Electronics Association (CEA) today announced a full slate of speakers will
join the 2012 International CES keynote line-up as participants in the Brand
The participants are AT&T's David
Christopher, General Electric's (GE) Beth Comstock, Facebook's Carolyn Everson,
Walmart's Stephen Quinn, Hyundai's Steve Shannon and Unilever's Keith Weed
The Brand Keynote Panel, scheduled
for 4 p.m. on Jan. 11 in the Las Vegas Hilton Theater, brings together
executives from the world's top brands to discuss marketing and brand strategy
on a global scale. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES, is
scheduled Jan. 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"These esteemed keynote panelists
are from leading corporate brands that embody the true spirit of innovation,"
said Karen Chupka, senior VP, events and conferences, CEA. "We are thrilled to
welcome these marketing leaders to the CES keynote stage and look forward to
hearing their visions on global brand strategy."
The keynote will be moderated by Michael Kassan,
chairman and CEO of MediaLink LLC. Since founding the company in 2004, Kassan
has built MediaLink LLC into a leading advisory firm that provides sage counsel
to the media, entertainment, and technology industries. MediaLink LLC is also
bringing the CMO Club to CES, an exclusive new program to introduce marketing
executives to the CE industry and the International CES from an executive level
Christopher is the chief marketing officer of mobility and consumer markets
for AT&T. Beth
Comstock is chief marketing officer and senior VP of General Electric. Carolyn Everson is
the global marketing solutions VP at
Quinn is executive VP and chief marketing officer of Walmart U.S. Steve
Shannon is marketing VP for Hyundai Motor America. And Keith
Weed is chief marketing and communications officer of Unilever.
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