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Lowell McAdam

President and CEO, Verizon Wireless

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 Lowell McAdam Biography

Lowell C. McAdam is chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, a leading provider of wireless, fiber-optic and global Internet networks and services. He was named CEO on Aug. 1, 2011, and chairman on Jan. 1, 2012.

From October 2010 until he assumed his current position, McAdam served as president and COO, with responsibility for the operations of the company’s wireline and wireless businesses. He was also responsible for internal services and the technology management and CIO functions.

McAdam is one of the architects of today’s global wireless industry, having built wireless businesses on three continents since the technology’s development in the 1980s. He was president and CEO of Verizon Wireless from 2007 until being named COO of Verizon, and before that served as Verizon Wireless’ executive vice president and chief operating officer. Under his leadership as CEO, Verizon took over complete ownership of Verizon Wireless by purchasing Vodafone’s 45 percent stake in the company. The acquisition, completed in February 2014, positions Verizon for a new phase of wireless growth and expanding opportunities and enhances the company’s ability to deliver integrated wireless and wireline products and solutions across all networks and platforms.

Before joining Verizon Wireless in 2000, he was president and CEO of PrimeCo Personal Communications, a joint venture owned by Bell Atlantic and Vodafone AirTouch, where he oversaw the deployment of one of the industry’s first all-digital networks. He also served as vice president-international operations for AirTouch Communications and was lead technical partner for cellular ventures in Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Italy, Korea and Japan. Prior to joining AirTouch in 1993, he held various executive positions with Pacific Bell.

McAdam is past chairman of the board of directors of the CTIA, the wireless industry trade association. He is a director of the National Academy Foundation, a partnership between business leaders and educators that helps high schools across the country establish and run technical and service academies to prepare students for college and careers. He is also co-chair of the CEO Council on Health and Innovation, which encourages the adoption of innovative strategies to improve employee health and the delivery of higher-quality, more cost-effective healthcare. In addition, he is a member of the Cornell University Board of Trustees.

He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from Cornell and a master's degree in business administration from the University of San Diego. He also spent six years in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps and became a licensed professional engineer in 1979.

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Lowell McAdam

President and CEO, Verizon Wireless

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Lowell McAdam Biography

Lowell C. McAdam is chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, a leading provider of wireless, fiber-optic and global Internet networks and services. He was named CEO on Aug. 1, 2011, and chairman on Jan. 1, 2012.

From October 2010 until he assumed his current position, McAdam served as president and COO, with responsibility for the operations of the company’s wireline and wireless businesses. He was also responsible for internal services and the technology management and CIO functions.

McAdam is one of the architects of today’s global wireless industry, having built wireless businesses on three continents since the technology’s development in the 1980s. He was president and CEO of Verizon Wireless from 2007 until being named COO of Verizon, and before that served as Verizon Wireless’ executive vice president and chief operating officer. Under his leadership as CEO, Verizon took over complete ownership of Verizon Wireless by purchasing Vodafone’s 45 percent stake in the company. The acquisition, completed in February 2014, positions Verizon for a new phase of wireless growth and expanding opportunities and enhances the company’s ability to deliver integrated wireless and wireline products and solutions across all networks and platforms.

Before joining Verizon Wireless in 2000, he was president and CEO of PrimeCo Personal Communications, a joint venture owned by Bell Atlantic and Vodafone AirTouch, where he oversaw the deployment of one of the industry’s first all-digital networks. He also served as vice president-international operations for AirTouch Communications and was lead technical partner for cellular ventures in Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Italy, Korea and Japan. Prior to joining AirTouch in 1993, he held various executive positions with Pacific Bell.

McAdam is past chairman of the board of directors of the CTIA, the wireless industry trade association. He is a director of the National Academy Foundation, a partnership between business leaders and educators that helps high schools across the country establish and run technical and service academies to prepare students for college and careers. He is also co-chair of the CEO Council on Health and Innovation, which encourages the adoption of innovative strategies to improve employee health and the delivery of higher-quality, more cost-effective healthcare. In addition, he is a member of the Cornell University Board of Trustees.

He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from Cornell and a master's degree in business administration from the University of San Diego. He also spent six years in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps and became a licensed professional engineer in 1979.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lowell McAdam for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Lowell McAdam, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lowell McAdam or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lowell McAdam?

    Booking fees for Lowell McAdam, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lowell McAdam, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lowell McAdam?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lowell McAdam for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lowell McAdam for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lowell McAdam or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lowell McAdam or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lowell McAdam is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lowell McAdam for your event is available upon request. Lowell McAdam generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Brian Roberts, Randall Stephenson, John Legere, Henry Blodget and Jeffrey L. Bewkes. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lowell McAdam for an upcoming event.

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    2013 CES: Lowell McAdam, Verizon - YouTube
  • Lowell McAdam: A Candid Conversation - YouTube
    Lowell McAdam - CEO Council on Health and Innovation - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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