Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger to Highlight the Impact of Bringing AI to Everyone, Everywhere during CES 2024 Keynote

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger will keynote at CES 2024. On 9th January, alongside CNBC Nasdaq correspondent Kristina Partsinevelos, Gelsinger will discuss the critical roles that silicon and software play in making AI more accessible, providing powerful compute and enabling modern economies.

“AI is fueling a fundamental shift, driving interconnectivity between technology and humanity,” Gelsinger said. “At the center of this transition is silicon. Whether it is your PC, the checkout at your local retail store or your personal automobile, semiconductors are essential to maintaining and enabling our modern economies and lifestyles. At CES 2024, we will explore how these chips – amplified by innovative and open software – are enabling AI capabilities for consumers and businesses alike, creating a better, more sustainable and inclusive future for all.” 

With more than four decades of technology leadership and experience driving innovation, Gelsinger has dedicated 30 of those years to Intel in engineering and executive roles. Before returning to Intel in 2021, Gelsinger was CEO of VMware from 2012 to 2021, where he elevated the company to its spot as a global leader in cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure and enterprise mobility.  

Beginning his career at Intel in 1979, Gelsinger managed the creation of key industry technologies like USB and Wi-Fi. He was the architect of the original 80486 processor, led 14 microprocessor programs and played key roles in the Intel Core™ and Intel Xeon processor families. He served as Intel’s first chief technology officer, contributing to Intel becoming the world’s preeminent microprocessor supplier.  

Gelsinger is the recipient of multiple awards in the technology industry and holds eight patents across computer architecture, communications and VLSI design. 

“Pat is a dynamic leader who has brought decades of experience to Intel. Under his leadership, the company is delivering on technology’s promise to address some of the world's most pressing challenges, including solutions for climate change, healthcare, education and more,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA.  

Intel is bringing its AI thought leadership to multiple stages at CES, and will also feature: 

  • A January 11 Great Minds session, Bringing the Limitless Potential of AI Everywhere, led by Lisa Spelman, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, and Wei Li, Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s Data Center and AI Group.  

  • A half-day conference track on January 10, Unlocking the New AI Era, featuring multiple Intel executives. 

In 2022, Intel won a CES Innovation Award for the universal connectivity of Thunderbolt 4. A decades-long CES exhibitor and participant, Intel will join an impressive ALL ON keynote lineup including leaders from L’Oréal, Walmart, Nasdaq, Siemens, Elevance Health, HD Hyundai and Qualcomm. Watch the CES keynote page for updates as additional speakers are announced. 


  • Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger will speak at 5 p.m. PT on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, in the Palazzo Ballroom at the Venetian. The keynote will be live-streamed via the CES app, which is available today.  

CES 2024 is January 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Registration is open. For the latest CES 2024 news, exhibitor information and conference updates, visit