Washington, DC - Feb 12, 2013 - Lowell C. McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, will be featured in the Tuesday General Session on April 9 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. The session, entitled "Lowell McAdam: A Candid Conversation," will feature McAdam in a discussion with NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith on his vision for the future of wireless broadband, broadcasting and competition in a multi-platform world.
As chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, McAdam is responsible for the operations of Verizon, including all business units and staff functions. In addition, he is chairman of the Verizon Wireless Board of Representatives. McAdam succeeded Ivan Seidenberg as CEO on Aug. 1, 2011 and as chairman on Jan. 1, 2012.
Previously McAdam served as Verizon's president and COO, and he held key executive positions at Verizon Wireless since its inception in 2000. 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.
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 a member of the Cornell University Board of Trustees.