Eli (El-ee) Raber is director of the California office of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the trade association representing the $377 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.
Raber leads CTA’s operations on the West Coast, strengthening industry relationships with existing members and customers and establishing key relationships with industry leaders and innovative startups. Raber also serves as an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University, where he teaches graduate level courses in project management and earned the 2016 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award. He earned an MBA from Golden Gate University, and a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and holds two Scrum certifications in agile project management. Raber lives in the Bay Area, enjoys learning American Sign Language and is passionate about all things tech-related.