DETROIT, (FNN NEWS) — The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that BlackBerry Executive Chairman & CEO, John Chen, will deliver a keynote at AutoMobili-D. Chen will deliver his company’s announcement at 2:10 – 3:05 p.m. ET, Monday January 15, in Cobo Center’s Atrium.
“Cybersecurity is a topic of extreme importance as the vehicles of tomorrow become more and more connected,” said Ryan LaFontaine, 2018 NAIAS Chairman. “From global automakers and suppliers, to leading technology providers like BlackBerry, our show brings together key media and industry executives to experience and showcase innovations in automotive.”
As vehicles become increasingly connected and the future of self-driving cars becomes a reality, the importance of automotive security is the number one priority for manufacturers, suppliers, policy makers and customers.
Chen’s keynote will address BlackBerry’s transformation into a world leader in cybersecurity solutions and why the company is one of the most trusted partners in the automotive industry. Chen will also unveil a BlackBerry product that will help to shape and secure the future of connected and self-driving cars.
AutoMobili-D will run from Sunday-Sunday January 14-21, 2018, and encompass over 150,000 sq ft in 2018. BlackBerry will have a display located in the “eMobility” community within AutoMobili-D where they will showcaes their automotive technologies.