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Up to Speed: A Verizon podcast

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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.The hosts are two millennial employees, whom you can read about here at this bio page: http://verizonevents.com/event/uts-podcast/team-bios/ Thanks! Please reach out if I can provide more info. Drew Fessenden 917.544.1716

Up to Speed is a podcast series by Verizon, featuring stories on how technology and the people behind it are building the future.The hosts are two millennial employees, whom you can read about here at this bio page: http://verizonevents.com/event/uts-podcast/team-bios/ Thanks! Please reach out if I can provide more info. Drew Fessenden 917.544.1716
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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.The hosts are two millennial employees, whom you can read about here at this bio page: http://verizonevents.com/event/uts-podcast/team-bios/ Thanks! Please reach out if I can provide more info. Drew Fessenden 917.544.1716

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@VZUpToSpeed

Language:

English

Contact:

9175441716


Episodes

A conversation with Diego Scotti

12/1/2017
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“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 he’s tackling the industry’s diversity problem directly through his Ad Fellows diversity fellowship program.

Duration: 00:46:38


A conversation with Hans Vestberg

10/31/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:30:16


Smart Cities

10/14/2017
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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 and exciting ways, they discuss what a connected world looks like today, and what it will look like in the future.

Duration: 00:29:19


Data Breach Investigations

10/10/2017
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From a phishing attack at a water supply facility that left a community with contaminated water, to a cyber breach at a university that got final exams cancelled. Sravya sits down with Bryan Sartin and Alex Schlager to discuss real-life cyber crimes they’ve encountered in today’s connected world.

Duration: 00:27:21


The Digital Divide in America

9/25/2017
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In a time of increased connectivity and smarter devices, millions of children in schools across the country are being left behind with aging technology. Jeremy hosts a discussion between Rose Stuckey Kirk, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Verizon, and Justin Reich, Assistant Professor in Comparative Media Studies at MIT. They tackle the underlying problems that created the digital divide in America today, and discuss what people and companies are doing to bridge the gap....

Duration: 00:31:31


The Internet of Things

9/8/2017
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What does it mean when everything is connected? It means smarter and faster work in every industry. It means safer streets for pedestrians. It means a soccer ball can provide electricity to a household without it. Sravya talks to Mark Bartolomeo, VP of Connected Solutions, about the Internet of Things in 2017, and what’s to come.

Duration: 00:25:04


Why am I so often the only woman in the room?

9/1/2017
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Sravya sits down with Martha Delehanty and Judy Spitz to discuss the gender gap in the tech industry, and what companies and schools can do to get more women in the tech workforce. Martha leads HR Operations at Verizon, and Judy (former Verizon CIO) is the Program Director of Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York (WiTNY).

Duration: 00:34:22


Fiber Optics

9/1/2017
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Imagine a bundle of hair-thin, super-pure glass fibers transmitting 1 million gigabits of data in a single second. Sounds like sci-fi? It’s real. Fiber is the cable for the future, and fiber is here. Take a listen to learn more about fiber’s limitless capabilities, and how it’s driving the future of technology forward.

Duration: 00:05:00


Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

9/1/2017
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You’re sitting courtside at the big game. Press a button, and now you’re diving underwater in the Caribbean… all from the comfort of your living room. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality offer immersive experiences like we’ve never seen before. Christian Egeler (Head of Product for VR and AR), and Albert Aydin (Communications), discuss the state of Virtual Reality today, and what else is still to come.

Duration: 00:05:10