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CTA Announces Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian as CES 2020 Keynote

New Travel & Tourism exhibit area and conference track

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian will deliver a keynote at the upcoming CES 2020. Bastian joined IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty during the CES 2019 opening keynote session. This is the first announcement of the keynote series with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

“Travel has become an essential part of our lives, and CES is the perfect stage to show the world how technology and innovation – combined with the best employees on the planet – will transform the future travel experience for customers across all points of the journey,” Bastian said in a statement.

Bastian was named Delta’s CEO in May 2016, and has overseen Delta’s transform the air travel experience with generational investments in technology, aircraft, airport facilities and, Delta’s employees worldwide. This will be the first time Delta – or any airline – will headline the CES keynote stage.

CES 2020 will also feature a new Travel & Tourism exhibit area to show how smarter and safer technologies are providing a more enhanced, efficient and customized consumer experience.

Bastian is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 2 PM in the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom in Las Vegas, NV.

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