Panasonic President To Take Over Microsoft’s Tradition, Filed Up CES Keynote Slot

Posted on Jun 28 2012 - 4:18am by Editorial Staff

There are hundreds of reasons that make your day cherished, but those reasons sometimes comes as a surprise for you, this is what is happening: from the past 14 years out of 15, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas starts with a pre-show keynote address from Microsoft – earlier it was Bill Gates and now Steve Ballmer, since from the time he took over.

Now, the surprising this is Microsoft last year announced that it has decided not to be the part of 2013 CES, now the question arise, who will fill that space, thinking of possibilities: Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page, the answer for this question comes in a light from the CEA that this time in CES 2013, the keynoter will be delivered by Panasonic newly appointed president, Kazuhiro Tsuga.

Here is what CEA President Gary Shapiro said in a statement:

“Panasonic is one of the largest and most dynamic consumer electronics companies in the world, and I congratulate Mr. Tsuga on his official appointment to president of Panasonic Corporation this morning,” CEA President Gary Shapiro said in a statement. “We are thrilled to have Mr. Tsuga take the stage for his opening keynote at the 2013 International CES, and we look forward to hearing his vision for the future of Panasonic and its leadership in green innovation.”

The next CES officially runs January 8-11, 2013.

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