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 International CES.
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.