Verizon's Lowell McAdam to Headline 2013 NAB Show General Session

  Verizon's Lowell McAdam to Headline 2013 NAB Show General Session

Session to Feature Q&A Between Verizon Chairman and CEO and NAB President and
                               CEO Gordon Smith

2013 NAB Show

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- February 12, 2013

Lowell C. McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon
Communications, will be featured in Tuesday’s General Session on April 9 at
NAB Show in Las Vegas, event organizers announced today. 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.

Lowell McAdam (Photo: Business Wire)

Lowell McAdam (Photo: Business Wire)

"Lowell McAdam’s appearance at NAB Show presents a tremendous opportunity for
our attendees to hear first-hand from the leader of one of the industry’s most
influential companies," said Smith. "I look forward to hearing his views on
business, technology and policy and discussing how broadcast and broadband can
coexist for the benefit of consumers who are demanding content on a variety of

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, building
the company into the industry’s leading wireless provider. 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.

NAB Show General Sessions are open to all registered NAB Show attendees.

About NAB Show

NAB Show, held April 6-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest
electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development,
management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 90,000
attendees from 151 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate
marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption,
across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the
solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery
to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at

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for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in
legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and
innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities,
strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age.
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