Samsung President and CEO Boo-Keun Yoon to Deliver Keynote Address at the 2015 International CES

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Arlington, Va., September 18, 2014 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that Boo-Keun Yoon, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2015 International CES, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, returns to 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 PM 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 from 2007, seeing its revenue double while maintaining the company's No. 1 global TV market share for eight consecutive years. Currently, Boo-Keun Yoon serves as the President and CEO of Consumer Electronics at Samsung Electronics, leading Samsung's Visual Display, Digital Appliances, Printing Solutions and Health & Medical Equipment Business. In addition, Yoon also acts as the company's Chief Design Officer.
According to CEA/GfK research, global consumer technology spending will top more than $1 trillion in 2015. Lauded for its innovative design and technology across its diverse portfolio of products, Samsung Electronics is a leading global brand for high-tech electronics and digital media.
The 2015 CES will feature more than 3,500 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. For more information on the 2015 CES, visit

Note to Editors:  The official name of the global technology event is "International CES®."  Subsequent references to the event can be shortened to "CES."

About CES:
The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $211 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at 


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