The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced that Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn will deliver a keynote address on opening day of CES 2017. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, CES 2017 will run Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
Ghosn will deliver his keynote Thursday, Jan. 5 from 4-5 PM at the Westgate Theater in the Westgate Las Vegas where he will discuss a major technological breakthrough in the realization of a zero-emission, zero-fatality world for everyone.
"Carlos Ghosn is a major figure in the advancement of the global automotive industry. It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome him to our keynote stage," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. "By championing innovation, Mr. Ghosn expanded Nissan into new international markets and committed Nissan to a future where technology innovation improves the lives of everyone, not just the few. We cannot wait to hear how Nissan will continue to revolutionize our automotive experience and our future."
In his first appearance at CES, Ghosn will unveil a vision of the world made better by the latest automotive technology innovations. In his role as leader of The Renault-Nissan Alliance, one of the world's largest automotive groups, Ghosn will share space-age advances that significantly alter our understanding of how our world will evolve.
In addition to this keynote, Nissan will exhibit at CES 2017 in North Hall as part of the Vehicle Technology Category. One of the newest additions to this category is the Autonomous Vehicles Marketplace, which has grown by 75% since its inception in 2014. This marketplace showcases the latest advancements in autonomous driving and car safety - an area that a vast majority of consumers are excited about, according to a recently released CTA survey of consumers.