Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) which is the producer of the largest technology tradeshow in the world, representing more than 3,000 consumer electronics companies with over 150,000 attendees. He is also the author of the New York Times best-selling books Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses
and The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream
Our fireside chat will cover in-depth strategies of how startups can stay ahead of the innovation curve, how they can position themselves to be targets of acquisitions of larger companies who can't innovate fast enough, what the implications of The Innovation Act of 2013 are for startups, crowdsourcing for hardware startups, what megatrends he foresees based on CES 2014 showcase and much much more. Hear his decades of insights gathered from CES and what makes a company stand out in the fray of thousands of products and startups launching every year.