Arlington, Va. - Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon CEO, will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2011 International CES.
CES will be held Jan. 6-9, 2011, in Las Vegas. Seidenberg's keynote is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6, in the Hilton Center.
"Ivan is a terrific leader who has positioned Verizon as a top global provider of communications, information and entertainment across a wide variety of platforms," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, which produces CES.
"Verizon embraces innovation and its vast broadband networks touch all facets of the technology ecosystem. We are pleased to welcome Ivan to the CES stage for his debut keynote and look forward to hearing the vision for Verizon's next generation of products and services," Shapiro said.
Seidenberg, who is also chairman of Verizon's board, has led Verizon since its inception in 2000 following the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE.