Top Marketers Part Of International CES Brand Keynote


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 Keynote Panel.

 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 perspective.

David 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 Facebook.

Stephen 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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