CES Press Release

Just Announced: Top Executives from Entertainment, Advertising and Technology Industries will Headline CES 2016 C Space Keynote

Arlington, VA – 12/10/2015 – 
What: Top executives from AT&T, FOX, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan Chase and Universal Music Group will join the C Space keynote “Screen Saviors: Champions of Content” at CES®2016. The executives will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Wenda Harris Millard, president and COO of MediaLink, immediately following an exclusive interview with NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke, hosted by Michael Kassan, chairman and CEO of MediaLink.

When: The C Space Keynote, presented by MediaLink, is slated for 2 PM Thursday, January 7, at the Westgate Theater. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, CES will run from January 6- 9, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV.

Details: The session will explore the intersection of devices, the content that lies beneath, within or over-the-top of these devices and the one inevitable truth that remains: pipes need content, and content needs pipes.

Wenda Harris Millard, president & COO, MediaLink. Before joining MediaLink, Millard was Co-CEO and President, Media for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. 
Lucian Grainge, chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group. Grainge has spent his entire career in the music industry and has signed and worked with worldwide stars, including: ABBA, Elton John, Eurythmics, Queen, Rihanna, JAY Z, U2, Sam Smith and Amy Winehouse.
Kristin Lemkau, CMO, JP Morgan Chase. Lemkau is responsible for brand, advertising, media, sponsorships, marketing analytics, market research firm wide, and communications for Chase.
Alison Lewis, Global CMO, Johnson & Johnson. Lewis is Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies’ first ever chief marketing officer, leading marketing efforts for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including JOHNSON’S®, NEUTROGENA®, LISTERINE®, TYLENOL® and CLEAN & CLEAR®, among others.

Peter Rice, chairman & CEO, Fox Networks Group. Rice supervises all aspects of the Fox Television Group (including Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television), FX Networks and Fox Sports Media Group (which encompasses the company’s national sports channels and regional sports networks).

John Stankey, CEO, Entertainment & Internet Services, AT&T. Stankey oversees AT&T’s entertainment offerings including TV, video and content development and its high speed Internet services as well as advertising solutions for customers.

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About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, is the trade association representing the $285 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.


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