Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, lit a firestorm when he chose Ivanka Trump to keynote at CES, the world’s largest trade show. On this brand new episode of Think About This with Shelly Palmer & Ross Martin, Gary explains why Ivanka was the perfect choice for the CES keynote stage. He takes on China, and he shares his views on the future of work, technology, and our democracy itself. You may agree or disagree with Gary’s point of view, but one thing is certain – you will have very strong feelings about the “must listen” episode.

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and he hosts the Shelly Palmer #CryptoWednesday Livestream. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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