ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2015--CES R Asia TM today announced that Liang Jun, president of Le Shi Zhi Xin, a subsidiary of Letv, will deliver an address at the inaugural CES Asia as part of the Industry Mover Speaker Series. Liang joins leaders from Audi, Intel, IBM, Twitter and Suning as confirmed speakers at the 2015 CES Asia, produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) R and co-produced by INTEX. Featuring top technology companies from around the world, CES Asia will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China, and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace.
Liang's address will take place from 3:30-4:20 PM Tuesday, May 26, in the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2-3. He will discuss Letv's growing ecosystem of smart devices, from their recently released smart phone to smart TVs and smart cars. Liang will present his keynote in Mandarin with translation services in English available on-site on a first-come, first-served basis.
"Letv is one of China's largest Internet companies, providing a variety of services from online content to television sets and phones to millions of users," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and corporate business strategy, CEA. "We are honored to have Mr. Liang join the Industry Mover Series at CES Asia to lend his expertise in product planning and smart phone development."
Liang Jun holds a master's degree in electronic engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University and an EMBA from the China Europe International Business School. He joined Letv in 2012 and currently serves as president of Le Shi Zhi Xin and COO, smart terminals business group, Letv. Letv is one of China's largest Internet companies, and currently employs more than 5,000 people.
Liang joins Shailesh Rao from Twitter as an Industry Mover speaker at CES Asia. The Industry Mover Speaker Series is an exclusive platform at CES Asia for some of the world's most influential brands. Industry Mover sessions will bring exceptional insight into the next generation of technology, presented by visionaries that are responsible for introducing this future to the world. Shailesh Rao, vice president of Asia Pacific, Latin America & emerging markets at Twitter, will deliver an Industry Mover Address at 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 26, in the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Shanghai Ballroom 2-3. Industry Mover and keynote addresses are complimentary for all CES Asia attendees, and a CES Asia badge is all that is required for entry.
Other confirmed CES Asia speakers include Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA, as well as leaders from Audi, Intel, IBM, and Suning. Rupert Stadler, chairman of the board of management at AUDI AG, will deliver the preshow keynote address at 5 PM Sunday, May 24, in the Jumeirah Hotel, DaGuan Theatre. Gary Shapiro will deliver a Welcome Address at 10:30 AM Monday, May 25, at the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2-3, immediately followed by a keynote address from Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager of the client computing group for Intel Corporation. D.C. Chien, general manager of IBM Greater China Group, will speak at 3:30 PM May 25, at the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2-3. Sun Weimin, vice chairman of Suning Commerce Group Co., Ltd. will deliver his keynote address at 1 PM Tuesday, May 26, in the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2-3.
Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at or +1 703-907-4351.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $286 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative and regulatory advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships.?CEA also owns and produces the International CES ?V The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services.?Find CEA online at CE.org and InnovationMovement.com.
About the CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) R and co-produced by INTEX, CES Asia will serve as 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 will come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to CE industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees will have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the CE industry.
INTEX is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992. INTEX is a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China, owning venues in Shanghai, and managing various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai. INTEX Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI. As the first venue management company that imported the first level pattern of management and experience in Shanghai, it is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. INTEX was the first international exhibition center passing ISO9001 quality certification in China and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry.
UPCOMING EVENTS2015 CES Asia May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China CEO Summit May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China CEA Innovate! November 8-10, 2015, New York, NY CE Hall of Fame Dinner November 9, 2015, New York, NY CES Unveiled New York November 10, 2015, New York, NY CES Unveiled Las Vegas January 4, 2016, Las Vegas, NV 2016 CES January 6-9, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
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CONTACT: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CHINA VIRGINIA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARDWARE INTERNET NETWORKS AUDIO/VIDEO TELECOMMUNICATIONS OTHER TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS
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