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Up to Speed is a podcast series by Verizon, featuring stories on how technology and the people behind it are building the future.

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Apr 18, 2018

Listen in on a fireside chat between current Verizon Chairman and CEO, Lowell McAdam, and Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon’s former Chairman and CEO. Ivan just released his new book, Verizon Untethered: An Insider’s Story of Innovation and Disruption, which you can pre-order now on Amazon or Barnes & Noble, and will be...


Mar 26, 2018

Dyllan McGee set out to make a documentary on Gloria Steinem. Instead, she ended up pioneering a digital-first approach to the documentary genre, telling the stories of countless inspiring and groundbreaking women, and kickstarting a feminist media brand. Katie Regner sits down with Dyllan in OATH’s NYC office to get...


Mar 12, 2018

As part of Women's History Month, Verizon's Chief Strategy Officer Rima Qureshi sits down with Marie McGehee to share her story. Their wide-ranging conversation covers Rima’s family’s emigration from Pakistan to Canada, the pressure to conform to perceived cultural norms, how her upbringing influenced her...


Feb 22, 2018

You've heard it in the news. You've seen it in tweets and posts. Is 5G just another buzzword? Not at all - it's revolutionizing the way we think about wireless technology, and is nothing short of the foundation for the 4th industrial revolution. From self-driving cars, to virtual reality, Nicki Palmer (Chief Network...


Feb 6, 2018

"I like to think that the best of America is not in our past. The best of America is in our future." That's what Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, said to a live audience at Verizon's 2018 Black History Month event in Basking Ridge, NJ. Donna Epps, Verizon's Vice President for Public...