Verizon’s Seidenberg to Keynote 2011 CES
ARLINGTON, VA.: The
Consumer Electronics Association announced today that Verizon Chairman and CEO
Ivan Seidenberg will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2011 International
Consumer Electronics Show. The event is planned for Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Seidenberg has led Verizon since its inception in 2000 following the merger of
Bell Atlantic and GTE. Before his role at Verizon, Seidenberg was with NYNEX
and Bell Atlantic. He worked his way up in the industry from starting out as a
Seidenberg will deliver his CES keynote address at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6,
2011 in the Hilton Center, following a State of the CE Industry keynote address
delivered by Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA. Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer
will give a preshow keynote address at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the
Las Vegas Hilton Center.