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Veritas CEO Greg Hughes and FBI Executive Asst. Director Richard Haley to Keynote CES Government 2020


VIENNA, Va. Oct. 1, 2019 – CES Government, the premier government technology partner of CES, today announced the Industry and Government keynote speakers for the conference’s 15th anniversary to be held January 9-11, the Park MGM at CES, Las Vegas. 

Globally recognized technology innovator and Veritas Chief Executive Officer Greg Hughes will present the CES Government 2020 Industry Keynote. Hughes is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience as an executive in enterprise software now running the global leader in data protection and availability, Veritas.

The corresponding Government Keynote will be presented by Richard L. Haley, FBI Executive Assistant Director, Information and Technology Branch, and the Bureau’s most senior technology executive. 

Both keynotes will be preceded by CES Government Conference Keynote, General John Kelly (USMC, ret). General Kelly most recently served as White House Chief of Staff to President Trump. 

“We are delighted with this keynote announcement,” said CES Government 2020 Co-Chair Chrissie Coon.  “Both are highly accomplished and respected leaders.  They are part of a powerful lineup that opens CES Government and that complements a plenary agenda and highly interactive program that is unprecedented in our sector.”

Conference Co-Chair Dr. Barry West agreed.  “The keynote participation of Greg Hughes and Richard Haley speaks to the conference’s stature as government technology’s global stage.   Each complements the agenda from the two perspectives CES Government seeks to present: the best of government and the best of technology.”


About CES Government
CES government 2020 will feature an executive attendance and speaker demographic that includes more than 30 US Federal departments and agencies, 15+ leading American state and local jurisdictions, NATO and US partner nations that and the most innovative names in technology. CES Government is produced by the Government Business Executive Forum.

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.   As with CES Government, the GBEF is anchored in US Federal and global in its reach.  The GBEF produces an annual program of meetings, events and activities that enable substantive discussions and relationships, so vital in today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape.