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2017 is shaping up to be a huge year for Verizon. Between AOL’s
merger with Yahoo and major advancements with its 5G network,
which it plans to test this year, the telecommunications giant
continues to expand into new areas.
We are proud to announce that Marni Walden, the
executive vice president and president of media and
telematics at Verizon, will be taking the stage at Business
Insider’s flagship event, IGNITION: Future of Media, November
29-30 in New York City.
Marni has been a rising star at Verizon for some time now, and
she is considered to be on the short list to be the company’s
next CEO. She is a key executive leading Verizon’s media
strategy, playing a major role with Verizon’s new Go90 video
service and helping to spearhead
the AOL-Yahoo merger. She is also the leader of Verizon’s
telematics department, which is responsible for much of Verizon’s
Internet of Things products such as connected cars and fleet
We are thrilled to hear her insights into how she plans to
integrate AOL and Yahoo and her thoughts about the blurred
lines between media and telecommunications.
now less then six months away, the speaker lineup is beginning to
take shape. We’ve already announced that
HBO CEO Richard Plepler will be speaking, and we will
continue to announce new additions to the lineup in the coming
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