MEDIA ALERT: Samsung NEXT Connects World’s Most Impactful Entrepreneurs and Technologists at CES–Live!

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CES2018--CES – Samsung NEXT is teaming up with Entrepreneur magazine as the official sponsor of the "What's NEXT Live" Founders Stage at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, January 9th through 11th. Located in the Eureka Park Marketplace, Tech West (Sands, Level 1, Hall G, #50473), the stage will feature three days of live interviews, panels and fireside chats with entrepreneurs and technologists.

In addition, Samsung NEXT is partnering with NationSwell, an organization dedicated to powering solutions and innovations that will move the world forward, to launch the Samsung NEXT Innovation Challenge. A national competition to identify entrepreneurs and startups bridging the opportunity divide in America, the challenge will run from January through March, with the winner announced in August.

Samsung NEXT invites event attendees to join us for conversations with founders, influencers and advocates to learn about their entrepreneurial journeys – building, growing and scaling businesses – and the latest in technology, including virtual reality, augmented reality, the Internet of Things and digital health.

Hear from these empowering speakers:

Day One: Tuesday, January 9


David Eun, President of Samsung NEXT

Baron Davis, All-Star NBA Player and Founder of Baron Davis Enterprises

Dr. Renee Dua, Co-Founder of Heal

Dor Skuler, CEO and Co-Founder of Intuition Robotics


Day Two: Wednesday, January 10

Travis Bogard, Head of Product at Samsung NEXT

Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder of VaynerMedia

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio at Kite & Lightning

Day Three: Thursday, January 11

Alex Hawkinson, Founder of SmartThings

Moshe Meyassad and Osnat Goren-Peyser, Co-Founders of 2Sens

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence at Paramount Pictures
Several companies that Samsung NEXT works with will be showcasing their latest innovations at the Eureka Park Marketplace, including:

2Sens: Developing real-time video processing technology that brings LIVE, LIFELIKE and COMFORT VR to everyone's smartphone

Brodmann17: Developing the most advanced artificial visual intelligence

Mobile Physics: Developing a software based solution for personal sub-auditory climate measurement

Stream Elements: Providing live video content creators the tools they need to engage, grow and monetize their audiences

Vidrovr: Analyzing large video collections to make the content inside discoverable and searchable–automatically

VeeR: Developing a VR / 360 video content discovery and distribution platform


For more information, visit and connect on social media @SamsungNEXT.

About Samsung NEXT

Samsung NEXT builds, grows and scales transformative software and services to complement Samsung’s global hardware footprint. A leading driver of Samsung's transformation into an integrated hardware and software company, Samsung NEXT combines product development, investment, M&A and partnerships under one roof. If you have an idea, we can help you turn it into a product. If you have a product, we can help you build and grow it. And if you are ready, we can help you scale.

About Entrepreneur Media

Entrepreneur Media Inc. is the premier content provider for and about entrepreneurs. Our products engage and inspire every day with the advice, solutions and resources that fuel the bold and independent way entrepreneurs think. After 37 years, nobody reaches more growing businesses. As the original magazine for the small and midsize business community, Entrepreneur continues to be the definitive guide to all the diverse challenges of business ownership. is the most widely used website by entrepreneurs and emerging businesses worldwide. Entrepreneur Press publishes the books that turn entrepreneurial skills into business success.


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