GE and AthenaHealth to Headline CMO Pulse Symposium, a New Event Produced by The Pulse Network in Partnership with Aberdeen

CANTON, MA, Aug. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Pulse Network, Inc., (TPNI), a digital media and event solutions company, today announced a partnership with Boston-based research and advisory firm Aberdeen Group to launch CMO Pulse Symposium in Boston on October 16th. The CMO Pulse Symposium is a unique, peer-exchange event exclusively for senior-level marketing leaders. The Symposium is designed to provide attendees with both inspiration and practical guidance, and features true stories of marketing transformation on issues ranging from digital transformation and demand generation, to organizational alignment and customer experience.

The Symposium is strictly limited to senior-level marketing leaders and will feature networking opportunities, roundtable discussions and informal discussions with speakers including:

• Vala Afshar - Chief Customer Officer and CMO, Enterasys - Siemens Enterprise

• Rob Cosinuke - SVP & CMO, AthenaHealth, Inc.

• Lawrence DiCapua - Global Head of Revenue Marketing, GE

• W. Sean Ford - CMO, Avid Technology

"We are looking forward to growing our relationship with Aberdeen, expanding our original events, and adding CMO Pulse to our exciting events taking place at the Hynes Convention Center in October," says Stephen Saber, CEO of The Pulse Network. "Hosting CMO Pulse with Aberdeen will give us the opportunity to bring CMOs, VPs of Marketing and other senior-level marketers together for a unique networking experience unmatched by any other."

"More than perhaps any other competency, today's senior-level marketing professional must lead their organizations through a time of rapid transformation," said Trip Kucera, Sr. Research Analyst for Marketing Effectiveness and Strategy at Aberdeen Group. "The speakers presenting at the Symposium will share their own stories of leadership that are sure to inform, enlighten, and inspire."

Co-located with IMS Boston and the Digital Pulse events, the CMO Pulse Symposium is aimed at providing marketing professionals with new insights, perspectives and inspiration. The event is content marketing in a live format, with attendees learning and developing a personal vision of success. Sponsors may nominate and, if selected, introduce end-user speakers, as well as host topically aligned panel discussions. The preliminary agenda, along with registration and sponsorship information is available online, or by contacting Bruce Karten at 781-821-6684 or

About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company

Enabled by its team of 40 research analysts covering 16 industry-sector categories, access to 35,000+ benchmarked enterprise decision makers, and 2.5 million research readers, Aberdeen Group -- a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS) -- is the trusted advisor to global technology markets, providing corporations with insights that drive IT decisions. Aberdeen's independent, fact-based research and market intelligence is used by the Fortune 1000, Global 500, and Software 500.

Aberdeen has offices in Boston and London. Harte-Hanks operates 25 offices in the United States, and has locations throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.

About The Pulse Network

The Pulse Network provides a cloud-based platform focused on content marketing and event solutions. The Company helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-size companies boost awareness, drive lead generation and enhance client engagement through content marketing, campaign management and event registration with a social and digital backbone. The Pulse Network also produces its own branded content programs including online video productions and the Inbound Marketing Summit conference series which currently runs in New York, San Francisco, and Boston as well as the Digital Pulse program which currently runs in Boston.

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Source: ThePulse Network, Inc.