LG Electronics president and CTO to deliver keynote at CES 2019

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The president and chief technology officer of LG Electronics (LG), Dr. I.P. Park, will deliver the pre-show keynote address at the upcoming CES® 2019, the show organisers have announced.

Dr. Park’s address will take place at 18:30 on Monday, January 7 in the MGM Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

In LG’s first ever CES keynote, Dr. Park will present AI for an Even Better Life and offer fresh perspectives on how artificial intelligence (AI) will change customers’ lives, based on the three key pillars of AI: Evolve, Connect and Open. He will address how innovative AI technologies will enrich the users’ experience at home, on the road and in the office. Envisioning how AI will impact every aspect of our lives, Dr. Park also will explain how LG – which is transforming itself from a product manufacturing company to a lifestyle innovator – is pioneering such developments.

As the president and CTO of LG Electronics, Dr. Park is spearheading innovations in artificial intelligence as the company’s main growth engine. With more than 30 years of R&D experience in consumer electronics, automotive robotics, telecommunications and software industries, he is recognised as one of the world’s top CTOs for his achievements in leading R&D teams to spur innovation by combining traditional hardware-oriented technologies with exponential software-oriented technologies.

“CES 2019 is expected to mark an inflection point in AI development and implementation across everyday products and services,” Dr. Park said. “At LG, our strategy is to reach beyond expectations to enrich the daily lives of consumers with lifestyle-focused AI applications, concepts I plan to amplify onstage at CES.”

Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), added: “LG is a global powerhouse at the forefront of the AI revolution, which will impact nearly every major industry from technology to healthcare, agriculture, transportation, engineering and beyond. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Park to the CES 2019 stage as he delivers LG’s first keynote in CES history. We look forward to hearing his insight into the future of AI that is redefining our homes, businesses and communities.”

CES 2019 will showcase technology from 4,500 exhibiting companies across 20 product categories. The show provides access to the latest transformative tech such as 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart home, smart cities, sports, machine intelligence and more.

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