CES Asia: Funding Tips for Start-ups & Latest Consumer Technology Trends


Join John T. Kelley, Show Director of CES Asia and Shawn DuBravac, author of New York Times’ best-seller ‘Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate’ and CTA’s Chief Economist and Senior Director of Research for this lunchtime session.

Gearing up for this year’s CES Asia, John and Shawn are keen to provide useful analysis on the relative health of the technology industry, the latest trends in the technology space and insight into startup success.

Regardless of industry, technology is impacting businesses and changing processes. Knowing the latest technology trends will help businesses stay one step ahead of their competition.

With CES Asia’s new startup pitch and presentation stage, John and Shawn will share best practices for startups in the region.

What you’ll learn:
• Technology trends that are set to shape the region
• Exciting new developments in product categories like Augmented Reality, Smart Homes, Green Technology, Drones etc.
• The economic drivers of the global electronics industry

The Speakers:

Shawn DuBravac

Dr. Shawn DuBravac is chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,200 consumer electronics companies, which owns and produces CES® – The Global Stage for Innovation.

DuBravac is the author of CTA’s third book Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery, 2015), a New York Times best-seller, which explores how the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new era for humanity in the realms of economics, health, travel and culture.

In his role as CTA’s chief economist, DuBravac provides crucial economic analysis to association and industry leaders regarding future economic activity and the relative health of the technology industry.

John T. Kelley

John is director of international programs at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electronics companies, and oversees international marketing efforts for the International CES® — the world’s gathering place for all

who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

In addition, John manages CTA’s marketing efforts and other responsibilities in China and is the show director for International CES Asia. He oversees various international focused initiatives including fulfilling CTA’s role as Secretariat of the World Electronics Forum (WEF).


1200- 1205: Short introduction to executives

1205-1225: Presentation from CTA executives

1225-1240: Q&A session

1240-1300: Snacks and networking session

Join this free event now. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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