My Why: Xavier White

By: Chris Serico

When he’s not solving a Rubik’s Cube in seconds, Xavier is squarely focused on Corporate Social Responsibility and innovation.

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This week’s My Why highlights VBG’s Xavier White, a Corporate Social Responsibility and Innovation Marketing Manager based in London, England. He’s worked for Verizon for about three years, and he’s made a significant impact nearly as fast as he can solve a Rubik’s Cube, which he can do in about 45 seconds.

In addition to his volunteer work to support small businesses and working on Verizon’s first international event for 5G, the LGBTQA+ advocate prides himself on his newly launched CSR-themed podcast series, ChamberBreakers, which he co-hosts with Lianna Brinded of Yahoo Finance UK, and he says provides a “platform to communities that are often overlooked in the business world.”

While continuing to learn and grow in the CSR and innovation sectors, Xavier’s goals know no limits. “I also think Hans [Vestberg] has a really, really cool job,” he says, “and I would perhaps love to do that one day.”

What is My Why?

To celebrate Verizon’s 20th anniversary, we’re highlighting the Verizon journeys, accomplishments, passions and goals of 20 dynamic and diverse V Teamers.

Previous episode of My Why:

- Caroline Ancheta
- Belinda Harris
- Corey Czmiel
- Soyirindhi Hore
- Vanessa Houston
- Pepsi LaMar
- Amanda Kegley
- Imelda Luquin
- Aleena Taufiq
- Nigel Leu-wai-see
- Jhonathan Montenegro
- Kisiah Timmons
- Linh Beugelsdyk

About the author(s):

Chris is a member of the Verizon Public Relations team and a contributor to Up To Speed. When he's not singing a cappella or quoting vintage episodes of "The Simpsons," please give him all your burgers.

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