Aisha Tyler, Octavia Spencer, Charles Barkley On Long CES 2017 Celebrities List
CES 2017 (Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. And Zennie62.com – Zennie62Media – Zennie Abraham’s 8th straight year as a credentialed blogger) has more celebrities than even listed in the press release sent by the Consumer Technology Association. For example, on Jan. 4th, 2017, 2:15 PM, politician and activist Ralph Nader will be at LVCC North Hall, N258, talking “Navigating Risk throughout the Mobility Ecosystem” – but really giving his thoughts about Donald Trump to the press.
Then, Randi Zuckerberg will host a “Meaningful Connections Chat” at LVCC, Central Hall, Booth 16244, on Jan. 6, 2017, 3:30 PM.
John McAfee, the security tech celeb who ran a quiet campaign for President, will be at the Everykey Booth at Sands Hall Booth G 51101, date to be announced.
Then, Aisha Tyler, the actor, director, author and comedian will serve as the CES Ambassador. Ms. Tyler will speak during the Best 2017 Tech Trends conference session and will be interviewed by Janko Roettgers , senior Silicon Valley correspondent at Variety. The session will take place Friday, Jan. 6 at the ARIA, Level 1, Bristlecone 10.
Carnival Corp. President and CEO Arnold Donald will be onstage during his keynote address, including “In Living Color” star and comedian Tommy Davidson and YouTube Celebrity Andrea Feczko. The two host Vacation Creation Saturday mornings on The CW.
Other celebrities joining Donald onstage are Jeff Corwin, Emmy award-winning host of Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin; Jeff Garcia, host of The Voyager and Matthew Biancaniello , former cocktail chef for the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel’s Library Bar and host of the upcoming FYI/A&E show Good Spirits premiering Feb. 2017.
HGTV’s “Property Brothers” Drew and Jonathan Scott will speak on the panel Consumer Expectations of Smart Technology about the latest trends in today’s smart home at 11:30 AM Thursday, Jan. 5 in the LVCC, North Hall, Room N261.
Actress Octavia Spencer and “Hidden Figures” Director Ted Melfi will speak during the SuperSession The Power of Hidden Figures with a group of diverse role models within the STEM field. Brought to you by IBM and hosted by Soledad O’Brien, the session will take place in the LVCC, North Hall, Room N257 at 11:30 AM Friday, Jan. 6.
Actor, Author and Humorist Nick Offerman will join American Greetings Executive Director of Marketing Alex Ho to unveil a #DeviceLikeNoOther in LVCC, Central Plaza, CP-5.
Sports technology will be prominent throughout CES 2017. USA Gold Olympic Swimmer Nathan Adrian will discuss motion tracking technology with BMW in Sports Tech’s session Recap from Rio at 1 PM Jan. 6 at the Venetian, Level 4, Marcello 4501.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon will join the Microsoft team during How Sports Utilizes Big Data to discuss the growing focus to enhance fan engagements digitally at 2:15 PM Jan. 6 at the Venetian, Level 4, Marcello 4501.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun will look at how sports properties best leverage innovation and technology to meet the ever-changing habits of next generation sports fans on the panel Targeting and Engaging the Next Generation of Fans 9:30 AM Friday, Jan. 6 in the Sands, Level 2, Hall D, Booth #45045.
Sports Business Innovation presented by Turner Sports will host three days of thought leadership panels and tech-driven brand activations with leading business executives, investors and celebrity personalities. In one session, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NCAA President Mark Emmert, WNBA Player Sue Bird and NBA Analyst Grant Hill will discuss ways technology is driving the ever-changing landscape of sport on the panel The New Era of League Innovation moderated by “Inside the NBA on TNT” Host Ernie Johnson Jr. at 9 AM Thursday, Jan. 5.
TNT’s “Inside the NBA” studio team – host Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal – will anchor a special live NBA on TNT telecast from CES 4-9 PM Thursday, Jan. 5 in the Sands, Level 2, Hall D, Booth #45045.
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