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Huawei’s Richard Yu To Deliver CES 2018 Keynote

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today that Richard Yu, CEO, consumer business group, Huawei, will return to deliver a keynote address at CES 2018.

Yu took the CES 2017 keynote stage to discuss the future of mobility, especially in the areas of AI, virtual reality and connected technologies. He returns in 2018 to share Huawei’s exploration on future connectivity and strategy in AI, IoT and new smart devices.

“Mr. Yu is an industry visionary pioneering the future of mobility,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “Under his leadership, Huawei has become a world-class, global brand that represents innovation and the power of connectivity. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Yu back to the CES keynote stage as he shares his vision of our connected world.”

Yu began his career at Huawei in 1993. He has since held several titles with Huawei, including CTO of Wireless R&D, and director of the GSM/UMTS technical sales department. In 2006, he was appointed president of Huawei’s Wireless Network product line, and was nominated as president of the European region in 2008.

Huawei launched its consumer business group in 2003. Since then, it has emerged as one of the top three smartphone brands, and has pushed the industry forward through meaningful and innovative consumer technology, CTA said. Huawei serves over 170 countries and more than one third of the world’s population.

CES 2018 will run from Jan. 9-12, in Las Vegas. Yu’s address will take place at 2 PM, Tuesday, Jan. 9 in the Venetian Palazzo Ballroom.

Huawei will exhibit at CES 2018 in Tech East, in the LVCC, Central Hall, booth 11439.