Friday, January 18, 2019

CTA Mourns Passing of Former TWICE Editor-in-Chief Bob Gerson

BWW News Desk
January 05, 2019

The Consumer Technology Association CTA mourns the loss of respected industry journalist Bob Gerson who was the founding editor and editorinchief of iTWICE ialong with publisher Richard Ekstract until his retirement in 2000 He extensively wrote about the consumer technology industry as well as CES Under his leadership iTWICEi also produced the CES Show Daily which continues today In 2005 he was inducted into the a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwctatech2FEvents2FAwards2FCTAHallofFameaspxampesheet51921452ampnewsitemid20190104005561amplanenUSampanchorConsumerTechnologyHallofFameampindex1ampmd502589bdc682eeac6087c1e08b2684d85 relnofollowConsumer Technology Hall of Famea and participated as a judge for the program for many years until he moved to Florida The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro president and CEO CTA pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p Bob was special Candid and tough but graceful and honest He defined journalism in our industry When I became part of the industry he took me more seriously than I took myself He knew so much more than me and was generous in sharing his wisdom and font of stories p p He now joins legends like Dave Lachenbruch and Art Levis who cover tech and innovation where angels thrive We will miss him p p bAbout Consumer Technology Associationb p p Consumer Technology Association CTAsupTMsup is the trade association representing the 377 billion US consumer technology industry which supports more than 15 million US jobs More than 2200 companies 80 percent are small businesses and startups others are among the worlds bestknown brands enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy market research technical education industry promotion standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships CTA also owns and produces CESsupsup the worlds gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies Profits from CES are reinvested into CTAs industry services p

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