IDG announced Monday that Ashton Kutcher will kick off Macworld/iWorld 2013 with a session about playing the late Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic jOBS. Mr. Kutcher and Josh Gad, who plays Steve Wozniak in the film, will take the Main stage at Macworld/iWorld to "share their experiences" about playing the tech icons.
Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in jOBS
Messrs. Kutcher and Gad will start the event on Thursday, January 31st, at 9:00 AM. The show floor will then open at 10:00 AM.
Ashton Kutcher is a wealthy man thanks to two hit TV shows (That 70's Show and Two and a Half Men), as well as several successful movies. He has put that wealth to work with an investment firm called A-Grade Investments that counts Spotify, Airbnb, Foursquare, Fab, Uber, Dwolla and Path among its investments.
Mr. Kutcher as Steve Jobs and Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak
It's his role as Steve Jobs in jOBS that will be the focus of his Macworld/iWorld presentation. The movie will premier at Sundance Film Festival on January 27th, and gets released to theaters in April.
IDG also announced that musician will.i.am will present a session with Brian David Johnson, a futurist at Intel. Mr. i.am will take the Main stage at 11:00 AM on January 31st, right after Ashton Kutcher presentation.