One of the main keynotes at CES 2013 will assemble leading creatives in the technology field, including will.i.am.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) will launch a new entrepreneur-focused keynote at the CES 2013. The Next Generation of Innovators keynote will feature Jeff Jordan, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, as moderator and includes executive/founder panelists David Lieb of Bump Technologies, Cyrus Massoumi of ZocDoc, Eric Vishira of RockMelt and will.i.am of i.am.plus,llc. The Next Generation of Innovators keynote will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8 in the LVH Theater.
Owned and produced by CEA, the 2013 CES is the world’s largest annual innovation event scheduled for January 8-11 in Las Vegas. CES offers an array of entrepreneur focused exhibits, events and conference sessions for technology entrepreneurs.
“The size and scope of CES makes it one of the top global networking events for entrepreneurs and CES attendees overall,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president of International CES and Corporate Business Strategy. “With a full slate of exhibits, sessions and events focused on innovation, the 2013 CES will have a more robust entrepreneur presence than ever before. We are thrilled to have these influential entrepreneurs on the CES keynote stage and look forward to hearing their views and experiences.”
The Eureka Park TechZone, back for a second year, is dedicated to showcasing innovative startups and emerging technologies. CEA has also teamed up with the Startup America Partnership to showcase and celebrate some of the most innovative startup companies at the 2013 CES, including the Startup America Live Stage, which will feature 4 days of start-up focused programming. The Next Generation of Innovators keynote builds off of this solid foundation as another vital entrepreneur-focused event to showcase innovation within the tech industry and across the CES show floor.
Moderator Jeff Jordan is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he is responsible for managing portfolio companies and deal flow. He serves on the boards of Airbnb, Fab.com, LikeALittle, Lookout, OpenTable, Pinterest, Wealthfront and Zoosk. Jeff was previously chief executive officer and president of OpenTable where he managed accelerating domestic and international growth, completed the acquisition of TopTable in Europe and led the development of OpenTable's mobile initiatives.