IFA International 2014 Announces Keynote Speakers to Include Samsung, Intel and Nest Labs

CEOs present exclusive strategies, market insights and visionary ideas The world’s leading show for consumer electronics and home appl...

CEOs present exclusive strategies, market insights and visionary ideas The world’s leading show for consumer electronics and home appliances today announced the IFA 2014 International Keynote speakers. "IFA is proud to present an outstanding International Keynote program with leading international executives who will share their success stories and strategies for the future," said Jens Heithecker, IFA Director. "This year IFA received a record number of highly qualified applications for our International Keynote Program." Friday, September 5, 10.30 am, IFA Opening Keynote Boo-Keun Yoon, President & CEO of Samsung Electronics, will deliver the opening keynote speech at the IFA International Keynotes, addressing Samsung’s vision for the Home of the Future. Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung transforms the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. It employs 286,000 people across 80 countries. Friday, September 5, 2 pm Arçelik is a listed Turkish manufacturer of household appliances. With 14 production facilities in 5 countries (Turkey, Russia, Romania, China and South Africa) and sales organizations in 25 countries the company employs approximately 25,000 people. Among others the Company's brands include Beko and Grundig. Levent Çakiroglu, President, Koç Holding Durable Goods CEO, Arçelik Group will provide insight strategies at the IFA International Keynote stage. Friday, September 5, 5 pm Intel designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager of the Personal Computing Group for Intel Corporation, will reveal new products and Intel’s plans to usher in a new era of computing devices with its latest technology during his keynote address at the IFA 2014. Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. Saturday, Sept 6, 10.30 am In 2010, together with Matt Rogers, Fadell set up Nest Labs, which in January 2014 was sold to Google Inc. for $3.2 billion. In May 2014 Time magazine named Tony Fadell, CEO of Nest Labs, one of the world’s 100 most influential people. Tony had previously worked for Apple, where he was instrumental in developing the first generations of iPods as well as the iPhone. He holds more than 300 patents. A visionary - what he will develop next? Saturday, Sept 6 , 2 pm An insight into the history and future of this family-run company, which was established 75 years ago, is provided by Daniel and Andreas Sennheiser, CEOs of Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co KG. The company maintains a culture of innovation that has always ensured Sennheiser’s position as a market leader. Sennheiser has repeatedly demonstrated its innovative capabilities in particular with wireless audio systems and high-end audio products. b2b.ifa-berlin.com/en/ABOUTIFA/IFASummits/InternationalKeynotes

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