Yoon, president of Samsung’s visual display business, will be a keynote speaker
during the 2011 International CES in Las Vegas.
“We are thrilled to welcome back Samsung to its second CES
keynote,” said Gary Shapiro, president/CEO of the Consumer Electronics
Association (CEA), owned and produced by the organization.
“Samsung is a global leader in technology and has taken 3D TV
to the next level of home entertainment. We look forward to hearing Boo-Keun
Yoon’s vision on the latest innovations that will change the shape of consumer
Yoon will deliver his CES keynote address on opening day of
CES at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, in the Las Vegas Hilton Center. The show
will run from Jan. 6-9.
As president of Samsung’s visual display business and chief
design officer, Boo-Keun Yoon oversees all activities surrounding a broad
portfolio of devices, including TVs, monitors, Blu-ray players and other
connected consumer digital products.
He joins Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and Verizon’s Ivan
Seidenberg as 2011 CES keynote speakers. Additional keynotes for CES will be
announced in the coming months.