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Gary Shapiro
by | Jul 4, 2019

Presidents Trump and Xi’s decision to resume trade talks at the G20 Summit is a step in the right direction. But the “hold” on List 4 tariffs is temporary, as far as we know, and it keeps businesses guessing in…

by | Mar 10, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not only the ingredient technology we see in nearly every new launch, it’s also an area that is stumping policy makers around the globe. When I returned from Davos where I had the opportunity to engage…

by | Jan 18, 2019

I’ve always been a voracious reader of science fiction. In 1977 — the year that brought us Star Wars: A New Hope, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Island of Dr. Moreau — I dreamed of how the technology…

by | Dec 3, 2018

Whether you’re switching radio stations, calming a crying child, or racing to make it to a holiday party on time, driving can be hazardous — 94 percent of serious accidents are caused by human error. Car crashes are one of the…

by | Sep 28, 2018

5G is the platform for our most groundbreaking innovations to come, offering connectivity speeds 100 times faster and five times more responsive than today’s networks. From digital health, to drones, to smart cities, U.S. leadership on the technologies that will…

by | Jul 27, 2018

Working-class and flyover Americans view the Trump White House as fighting successfully for them. But while the elite and chattering classes abhor President Donald Trump and anything he does, they can’t avoid the facts. And the facts are crisp, startling,…

by | Apr 29, 2018

This past week, I had the privilege of hearing French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech to a joint session of Congress. In my previous meetings with Macron at CES® in Las Vegas and CES Unveiled Paris, I was impressed by his…

by | Feb 20, 2018

I did not support Donald Trump for president. I recall arguing with some of my pro-Trump Consumer Technology Association (CTA) board members in 2016 — smart business leaders who were convinced that as president, Trump would drive U.S. economic growth….

by | Sep 1, 2017

President Trump is an unusual president. In his August 21 primetime address on Afghanistan, he reminded us he likes following his instincts. And his gut often trumps expert advice. Trump views his unpredictability as an asset. And it certainly has worked for…

by | Jul 13, 2017

When French President Emmanuel Macron greeted President Trump in Paris on Thursday, their handshake was warm and heartfelt. Their awkward first handshake is behind them, and they have much in common. Both leaders are fairly new to politics. Their greatest…

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