Huawei’s Richard Yu and Hyundai’s Kyounglim Yun take the stage at the premier consumer technology event in the Asian market
ARLINGTON, VA.–(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) May 09, 2019 — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ today announced the first two visionary leaders to take the global CES Asia stage. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, and Kyounglim Yun, executive vice president and head of Hyundai’s Open Innovation Strategy Division, will deliver keynote addresses at the upcoming CES Asia 2019. Now in its fifth year, CES Asia will run June 11-13, 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai, China.
Richard Yu’s keynote is scheduled for 9:30 AM, Tuesday, June 11, where he will unveil Huawei’s AI technology and strategy for the future. Mr. Yu serves as Executive Director at Huawei Technologies, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group. He is responsible for the company’s global device business strategy.
Kyounglim Yun will take the CES Asia keynote stage at 1:30 PM, Tuesday, June 11, where he will offer a sneak peek into Hyundai Motor Company’s vision for the future of mobility. As Executive Vice President and Head of Hyundai Motor Group’s Open Innovation Strategy Division, Mr. Yun oversees the Hyundai Motor Company’s global strategy for scouting and discovering for new businesses, including Hyundai’s work with innovative startups and its vision for Clean Mobility, Connected Mobility and Freedom in Mobility.
All CES Asia keynotes will take place at the Kerry Hotel in Shanghai Ballrooms 2-3. Additional industry thought leaders will be announced in the coming weeks.
“We welcome Mr. Yu and Mr. Yun to the CES Asia stage where they will share their visions that will transform the future of innovation,” said Karen Chupka, executive vice president, CES. “Huawei and Hyundai are global powerhouse brands that continue to redefine the industry and lead the charge with original Asian innovations that connect, engage and entertain consumers around the world.”
The fifth annual CES Asia, Asia’s premier technology event, will focus on the latest innovation in AI, 5G, vehicle tech and startups from around the world. The show will feature more than 550 exhibiting companies, including more than 125 startups, representing the full technology ecosystem. Visit www.CESAsia.com for more information or to register.
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About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers and international media. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.
About International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and CTA:
International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. is a wholly foreign-owned enterprise by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), a trade association representing the $398 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 18 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
About Shanghai Intex:
Taken independent in July 2016, Shanghai Intex Exhibition (Co., Ltd.) was originally founded in 1995 as the pioneering exhibition organizing business of Intex Shanghai, the first joint venture venue management business in Shanghai. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibitions, giving it the perfect combination of domestic and international resources. Over the last 20 years, Shanghai Intex has organized more than 100 tradeshows and over 1000 conferences, with a sum total show space in excess of 2 million square meters. Shanghai Intex runs a number of internationally renowned exhibitions covering the music industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing, public transportation, floriculture, consumer electronics, technology and more.
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