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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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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...


Jan 24, 2018

How much screen time is too much screen time? When should kids get their first smartphone? Are you guilty of “sharenting?” If you’re raising a kid in the digital world, this podcast is for you. Katie talks with Stephen Balkam, Founder and CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, about technology and...


Dec 1, 2017

“Marketing and diversity are so intrinsically connected because you have to be effective at connecting with consumers,” Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer at Verizon, says in his conversation with Marie McGehee. They chatted about Verizon’s evolution as a brand, Diego's personal journey in marketing, and how...


Oct 31, 2017

He's lived in seven countries, and he speaks five languages. Now he's Verizon's Global Network and Technology Leader. Marie McGehee sat down with Hans Vestberg to discuss his vision for a connected world, 5G, and the role Verizon will play in leading the next tech revolution. 


Oct 15, 2017

Imagine city streets that can tell you where all the available parking spots are...this is already happening today in smart cities. In this episode, Jeremy sits down with Lani Ingram, who leads the Smart Communities team at Verizon. From start-ups at the cutting edge, to venues and universities using tech in new...