Executive Speeches and Viewpoints

Verizon Powerful Answers Award Event at 2014 CES

January 08, 2014

Consumer Electronics Show
Las Vegas, NV

Lowell C. McAdam

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Lowell McAdam announced the three $1 million winners of the first Verizon Powerful Answers Award at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Prize amounts for the other 12 winners ranged from $800,000 to $285,000.

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Creating an Infrastructure for Change

November 18, 2013

Ericsson's Networked Society (NEST) Forum
Miami Beach, FL

Lowell C. McAdam

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

The rapid urbanization of the planet is fundamentally changing how societies are organized.  Broadband and mobile technologies will be vital tools in making the world’s cities greener, healthier and more sustainable in the 21st century.

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A Golden Age of Innovation

November 07, 2013

55th Annual TechAmerica Innovator Awards Dinner
Menlo Park, CA

Lowell C. McAdam

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Lowell McAdam receives TechAmerica’s highest honor, the David Packard Medal of Achievement Award, which recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of the high-tech industry and distinguished service to the community, the industry and humankind.

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The Future of the Connected Home

October 23, 2013

Media Tech Summit
New York, NY

Robert Mudge

President - Consumer and Mass Business Markets

Robert (Bob) Mudge, Verizon’s President of Consumer & Mass Business sat down with Shelly Palmer, Fox 5 New York’s On-air Tech Expert and the host of Fox Television’s show Shelly Palmer Digital Living to discuss living in today’s “Connected World” and why FiOS is the network for the next 100 years.

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Technology Disruption in Higher Education

October 21, 2013

Ivan Seidenberg
American Association of State Colleges and Universities Hollywood, CA

Retired Chairman, Verizon Communications

Retired Verizon Chairman Ivan Seidenberg received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. In his acceptance remarks, Ivan draws on his years as chairman of Verizon to discuss how to use periods of technology disruption to create more relevant and effective organizations.

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Celebrating Wireless Innovation - opening video

October 16, 2013

MobileCON 2013
San Jose, CA

Daniel S. Mead

President and CEO, Verizon Wireless
Chairman, Cellular Telephone Industry Association (CTIA)

In his role as CTIA chairman, Verizon Wireless President and CEO Dan Mead opens the CTIA MobileCON 2013 conference with an energizing video on mobile technology. In his keynote speech, he focused on the challenges and opportunities of mobile commerce.

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Verizon Cloud. New Cloud. New Rules.

October 03, 2013

John Considine
Interop Conference
New York, NY

Chief Technology Officer, Verizon Terremark

Verizon is making the next generation cloud a reality with the launch of Verizon Cloud – our new cloud Infrastructure as a Service platform and cloud-based object storage.  We have fundamentally changed how a public cloud is built – delivering enterprise-class performance and control with start-up flexibility and speed.

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Tackling the World’s Biggest Challenges

September 19, 2013

Cornell University Hatfield Lecture
Ithaca, NY

Lowell C. McAdam

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

The combination of scale, connectivity and exponential change means that the future impact of the information revolution will be bigger, faster and more far reaching than anything we’ve seen to date, according to Verizon Chief Executive Officer Lowell McAdam.

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Cornell University 32nd Hatfield Fellow Lecture - Part 1

Cornell University 32nd Hatfield Fellow Lecture - Part 2

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Embracing Technology Disruption

August 20, 2013

Technology Policy Institute’s 2013 Aspen Forum
Aspen, CO

Randal S. Milch

Executive Vice President, Public Policy, and General Counsel

Randy discussed how investment, innovation, and consumer choice have transformed the Internet ecosystem in general and the video marketplace specifically. He maintains that now is the time for the policy framework to be influenced by the same disruptive forces.

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Op Ed Article: How the U.S. Got Broadband Right

Author: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lowell C. McAdam

June 21, 2013

In an Op-Ed article in The New York Times in June 2013, Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam writes that the United States has a global leadership position in the marketplace for broadband, and that the criticism by those who paint “a dire picture of the state of Internet availability in America,” or who want the government to ''fix'' the telecommunications industry, is misplaced.

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Lowell McAdam and Gordon Smith: A Candid Conversation

April 09, 2013

National Association of Broadcasters Show
Las Vegas, NV

Lowell C. McAdam

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Lowell McAdam, Chairman and CEO, headlined at the NAB general session in an on-stage interview with Gordon Smith, President of NAB. The question-and-answer session highlighted McAdam’s vision for the future of wireless broadband, broadcasting and competition in a multi-platform world.

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