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General John F. Kelly to Keynote CES Government 2020

July 31, 2019

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Mary Shea Sutherland,MaryShea@UpsonTG.com

(VIENNA, Va.) – CES Government, the global stage for government technology, announced today that General John F. Kelly, U.S. Marine Corps (RET), will present the conference keynote at CES Government 2020, which runs from January 9-11, Park MGM at CES, Las Vegas.

An American patriot with a most distinguished record of service, General Kelly served most recently as Chief of Staff to President Trump.  Prior to his service in the White House, General Kelly served as Secretary of Homeland Security.  To these positions Kelly brought 45 years of distinguished service as a United States Marine.  He commanded SOUTHCOM and his service includes three tours of duty in Iraq.

“Known for his character and patriotism, General Kelly brings a lifetime of unprecedented lessons in leadership, teamwork, and personal sacrifice to our attendees. We are delighted that General Kelly will be part of CES Government’s 15th anniversary program,” said CES Government 2020 Co-Chair Chrissie Coon.

CES Government stands today as the government technology sector’s premier annual summit.   For 15 years, CES Government has brought together those who make a difference in how technology is applied to vital government and critical infrastructure missions.  CES Government is part of and partnered with the world’s most prestigious technology showcase, CES, with its more than 175,000 technology professionals from more than 160 countries and its more than 4500 exhibits covering nearly 3 million square feet of innovation space.

CES Government 2020 Registration is primarily by invitation and limited to 400 executive-level government and business participants.  For those interested in learning more, please visit www.cesgovernment.com.

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About CES Government

CES Government kicks off the year each January for those leading the digital transformation in information technology as applied to government missions. Anchored in the US Federal government, but with substantial participation from US state and local jurisdictions, and US and NATO partner nations. Produced by the Government Business Executive Forum, the conference attracts the top executive-level innovators in public and private sectors.

About the Government Business Executive Forum

The Government Business Executive Forum (GBEF) is a premier network of top government and technology professionals in business and government. Anchored in the United States, global in its reach, the GBEF builds an integrated program designed to bring influencers of government and technology together at its flagship event, held in partnership with CES- CES Government.