Through The Noise
February 2, 2016
Dr. Shawn DuBravac of the Consumer Technology Association on #CES2015 and What’s Coming in 2016
Through the Noise #140
Dr. Shawn DuBravac, CFA // Chief Economist and Director of Research // Consumer Technology Association
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Today we have a very timely guest – Dr. Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist of the Consumer Technology Association, the organization responsible for the world’s largest technology trade show which just wrapped up in Las Vegas. With over 150,000 attendees and 3500 exhibitors, it’s hard not to hear the breathless reports all over mainstream media as people gush about the newest gadgets. Beyond organizing the wildly popular Consumer Electronics Show every January, the Consumer Technology Association is a trade organization working on policy and representing its 2200 members. Don’t miss today’s episode as we talk technology in 2016.
Dr. Shawn DuBravac is chief economist of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), where he provides crucial economic analysis to association and industry leaders regarding future economic activity and the relative health of the technology industry. DuBravac is the author of CEA’s third book Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery, 2015), which explores how the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new era for humanity in the realms of economics, health, travel and culture.
CEA is the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electronics companies, which owns and produces CES, the world’s largest gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.