NYSCI Talks: What were some of strategies that helped Verizon become a premier global telecommunications company?


NYSCI (The New York Hall of Science)

Ivan Seidenberg discusses that occurred during his tenure at Verizon Inc and how a telephone company became a worldwide network and telecommunications organization. He goes over two main strategies that he believes helped the company to grow and be competitive including what he calls a chessboard strategy and the implementation of non-linear thinking. He explains why it is important to have a long-term focus and keep four to five steps ahead of your competitors and the marketplace. Seidenberg discusses the importance of employing non-linear thinking in the business setting includes that it spurs innovation and creative problem-solving.


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The New York Hall of Science

The New York Hall of Science, also known as NYSCI, is a science museum located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens. NYSCI was founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year. NYSCI serves schools, families and underserved communities in the New York City area, offering informal, hands-on learning through various products and services that use the “design-make-play” method of bringing delight and play to educating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

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