#CES2021 @Verizon’s Hans Vestberg Keynote Kick-Off

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The Consumer Technology Association has announced that Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg will deliver the kick-off keynote address during what is now, an all all-digital experience #CES2021.

Hans Vestberg‘s keynote will discuss #5G as the framework of the 21st century, the essential tech of the present and accelerated tech of the future to move our global community forward, such as telemedicine, tele-education, and more.

Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA said #CES2021 will digitally convene innovators and business leaders from around the world showcasing tech changing lives for the better on a global scale. Technology is not only connecting us to one another, but is providing solutions to many day-to-day challenges created by the pandemic and that innovation is helping us reimagine CES 2021. We welcome Hans Vestberg back to a new keynote stage and look forward to learning how Verizon’s 5G platform will evolve a wide range of industries we all rely on every day.”

Hans Vestberg is chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, a leading provider of wireless, fiber-optic and global Internet networks and services. Prior to assuming the role of CEO in August 2018 and the role of Chairman in March 2019, he served as Verizon’s chief technology officer and president of Global Networks from 2017, with responsibility for further developing the architecture for Verizon’s fiber-centric networks. At Verizon, he has focused on delivering seamless experiences for customers over network assets consisting of the country’s leading 4G LTE network, the largest 5G test-bed in the U.S., the nation’s biggest residential fiber network, a global internet backbone and undersea cable network carrying much of the world’s internet traffic, and fiber assets in 45 of the top 50 markets in the U.S. He presented a keynote address at CES 2019 and while CEO of Ericsson and spoke on a 5G keynote talk at CES 2018.

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