Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. He is a the author of CEA’s books Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses (Harper, 2013) and The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream (Beaufort, 2011). Shapiro also writes columns regularly for Forbes.com, FoxNews.com, DailyCaller.com and The Huffington Post. Follow his commentary and connect with him on Twitter: @GaryShapiro.
"Every person across the globe should have access to these tools. Technology should not be a privilege."
"The marketplace is working. The transition is working. We are 355 days away from a vital milestone in our digital destiny."
"Change defines our era. It is the campaign theme of the remaining leading presidential candidates. But while candidates can only promise to change the world, technology guarantees it. To the Detroit automakers, I say this: The technology industry is your opportunity."
"The success of our products, our industry, CES and our economy are not guaranteed - they stem from one source - a vibrant free market that encourages trade in innovative goods and services."
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