Gary Shapiro Books & Biography
Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,200 consumer technology companies and which owns and produces CES® – The Global Stage for Innovation. As head of CTA for more than three decades, he has effectively ushered the consumer technology industry through major periods of technological upheaval and transformation.
Shapiro is the New York Times best-selling author of Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses (Harper Collins, 2013) and The Comeback: How Innovation will Restore the American Dream (Beaufort, 2011). Through these books and through television appearances, and as a columnist whose more than 1,000 opinion pieces have appeared in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Washington Post, Shapiro has helped direct policymakers and business leaders on the importance of innovation in the U.S. economy.