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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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Sep 1, 2018

In this episode, you'll get to know Andrew McKechnie, Verizon's Chief Creative Officer, and hear about the vision of 140, Verizon's in-house creative agency. From his personal background growing up on three different continents, to his eclectic interest across media, Andrew tells of his path towards advertising, and how...


Jul 25, 2018

In this episode, Verizon's newly appointed CEO Hans Vestberg talks with actor and social activist Forest Whitaker about his work as founder of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative. Focusing on areas of high conflict around the world, the Initiative is committed to fostering peace in communities in Mexico,...


Jun 27, 2018

When everything on the internet and on social media is constantly fighting for your attention, what really makes an impact? That’s what Derek Thompson, Senior Editor at The Atlantic, and author of the National Bestselling book, “Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction,” addresses in...


Jun 5, 2018

For a special live-streamed chat, Katie sat down with Tami Erwin, Chief Operations Officer for Verizon Wireless, and Shelly Palmer, author, strategic adviser, and LinkedIn’s Number One Voice in Technology for 2017. They discussed how the key to success in the retail industry today lies in trust, customer care, and...


May 23, 2018

In a recent fireside chat at Verizon's Technology Symposium, Global Network & Technology Leader, Hans Vestberg sat down with Global Citizen's Co-Founder and CEO, Hugh Evans to discuss how technology, connectivity, education and people can change the world for good.