Speeches and Viewpoints

View the latest speeches and industry viewpoints delivered by Verizon leaders.

October 1, 2014

The Financial Times - ETNO Summit
Brussels, Belgium

Today’s digital revolution is ushering in a historic era of global innovation and consumer benefits. While the opportunities for economic growth and prosperity can and should be growing for everyone, today’s 21st century digital economy requires the full power of a 21st century regulatory agenda to achieve its full potential.

FT ETNO Summit 2014 - Lowell C. McAdam Keynote speech

September 9, 2014

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress
Detroit, MI

The “information superhighway” isn’t just a metaphor any more. As the digital and physical worlds converge, the connected car is integrating into an intelligent transportation model with great potential for creating a greener, smarter and more efficient society.

ITS World Congress Keynote: Lowell C. McAdam, Chairman and CEO, Verizon Communications

January 8, 2014

Consumer Electrics Show
Las Vegas, NV

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

Verizon Powerful Answers Award Event at 2014 CES

November 18, 2013

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

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.

November 7, 2013

55th Annual TechAmerica Innovator Awards Dinner
Menlo Park, CA

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.

October 23, 2013

Robert (Bob) Mudge, President of Consumer & Mass Business
Media Tech Summit
New York, NY

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.

Verizon's Bob Mudge Talks Future of the Connected Home at 2013 Media Tech Summit

October 21, 2013

Ivan Seidenberg, Retired Chairman, Verizon Communications
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Hollywood, CA

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.

October 16, 2013

MobileCON 2013
San Jose, CA

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.

October 3, 2013

John Considine, CTO, Verizon Terremark
Interop Conference
New York, NY

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.

September 19, 2013

Cornell University Hatfield Lecture
Ithaca, NY

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.