Join Dean DeBiase and Toby Redshaw, global thought leader and SVP Innovation and 5G at Verizon, where he is focused on Building the Future, 5G inside and the 4th Industrial Revolution. At Number 19 on the Fortune 500 list and $132B in Annual revenue, Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

Marrying 5G and the Co-creation of Innovation Verizon has developed a three prong business approach to collaborate and meet the needs of business enterprises, governments, nonprofits, educational institutions, and national labs to navigate its growth and innovation.

  1. Verizon Media Group includes media, advertising and technology which help people gain access to entertainment, news, gaming, commerce, and media. Within the media group is AOL, Yahoo acquisitions, and the Riot Film Studios.
  2. Consumer Group is focused dominant brand that consists of the consumer segment for Verizon’s wireless, wireline businesses (yet it's still here) and wireless wholesale.
  3. Enterprise Public Sector is growing small and medium business, government businesses, wireline wholesale, and Verizon Connect (telematics business).

Betting on 5G and "Trusting Innovation” One can easily get lost in the understanding of big 5G buzz words. In layman’s a business and consumer world of inter-connectivity operating in real time and hyper transparent way, driven by not only 5G but the IoT, AI, AR, Cloud and even blockchain and machine learning working collectively behind the scenes. As you listen, you will hear that the real magic is not understanding any of those buzz words, and instead creating products, services and even new ventures on top of those tech capabilities.

What's Next for Retail Retailers are adopting 5G related solutions to maintain consumers and acquire new ones. With endless in-store and online applications, smart retailers are partnering with companies like Revieve, which work behind the scenes on a consumers phone, with easy and fun to use apps that personalize and simplify shopping experiences. One thing is for certain, we can expect exponential change over the next five years that will cross over industries such as healthcare, education, retail, and video collaboration.

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About The Reboot Chronicles Podcast: Hosted by Dean DeBiase, The Reboot Chronicles is a popular no-holds-barred podcast on iHeart Radio, iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts and YouTube that has been bringing together CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors, and global leaders, for over a decade, to discuss how organizations are rebooting their leadership-competitiveness of everything from growth, innovation, and technology to talent, culture, and governance. Tune in wherever you listen to podcasts or at

Named a “Growth Guru” by Inc. Magazine, Dean DeBiase is a Faculty Member at Kellogg School of Management and Silicon Valley serial CEO, where he has served in chief executive and chairman roles of more than a dozen emerging growth companies, CEO of Fortune 500 subsidiaries, and a director on public, private, family-enterprise, CVC, PE and VC boards. He is a Technology Fellow at Northwestern University, a Board Leadership Fellow at The National Association of Corporate Directors, and an Advisor to the National Science Foundation. A Forbes Contributor and co-author of the best-selling book The Big Moo, Dean is working on his next book, Dancing with Startups. Connect with Dean here: