The Consumer Electronics Association has announced that Boo-Keun Yoon, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show. The 2015 International CES will be held in Las Vegas, January 6-9, 2015.
Yoon is slated to discuss connected devices, the future of the Internet of Things and the vision of the smart home during his 2015 CES keynote. He also will focus on Samsung’s vision of strategic partnerships that will drive the next wave of technology breakthroughs. His address is slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 5 in the Palazzo Ballroom at the Venetian.
“Samsung is widely-known for its disruptive technologies and business models, and has been one of the fastest growing CE brands in the world,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “Samsung amazes at each CES with its innovative products spanning the entire tech ecosystem. We welcome Boo-Keun Yoon back to the keynote stage for the 2015 CES.”
Yoon began his career at Samsung Electronics in 1978. After serving in a number of leadership positions at Samsung Electronics, Yoon headed Samsung’s visual display business starting in 2007. Currently, Yoon serves as the president and CEO of consumer electronics at Samsung Electronics, leading Samsung’s visual display, digital appliances, printing solutions and health and medical equipment business. In addition, Yoon also acts as the company’s chief design officer.