SOURCE: The Pulse Network

The Pulse Network

October 02, 2012 16:00 ET

Thousands of Marketers to Converge on Boston's Hynes Convention Center for Inbound Marketing Summit and FutureM on October 23-24, 2012

Over 200 Speakers, Including Keynotes From Clark Kokich of Razorfish, Chris Brogan of Human Business Works, Shiv Singh of PepsiCo Beverage, Dorie Clark of Forbes and Marty St. George of JetBlue Highlight Programs for CMOs, Business Leaders and Agency Executives

CANTON, MA and BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 2, 2012) - The Pulse Network (The Pulse) and the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) announced today that their joint Inbound Marketing Summit (IMS) and FutureM programming will be attracting thousands of marketers to Boston on October 23-24, 2012 to network with peers, learn from experts in tech and marketing innovation, and hear from some of the industry's top authors, strategists and thought leaders.

The partnership between IMS and FutureM includes five shared keynotes, where attendees of either event can attend this shared programming, featuring:

  • Clark Kokich, Chairman at Razorfish and author of Do or Die, on Why CEOs are Terrified of New Digital technology and What to Do About It,
  • Chris Brogan, social media pioneer, Pulse advisor and President of Human Business Works, on The New Digital Marketplace,
  • Shiv Singh, Global Head of Digital at PepsiCo and author of Social Media Marketing for Dummies, on Digital Disruption -- Why No One is Equipped For the New Era of Marketing,
  • Dorie Clark, Author, Consultant and Forbes columnist, will moderate a keynote panel on Digital Marketing in the Political Area with Nicco Mele of Harvard Kennedy School and Michael Schrage of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and
  • Marty St. George, SVP of Marketing and Commercial Strategy at JetBlue Airways.

Stephen Saber, chief executive officer of The Pulse Network said, "By teaming with MITX, the combined FutureM and IMS sessions will be the largest, most exciting programs for enterprise CMOs and business leaders in the industry. We are looking forward to seeing many old friends and making new friends at the Hynes in October." In addition to the five shared keynotes, both FutureM and IMS attendees will have access to showcases from more than 30 leading solution providers.

"Attendees at FutureM and IMS will see stuff that they haven't seen anywhere else, it's about pushing the boundaries of what's next at the intersection of marketing and tech. And, of course, there's some great networking and other fun surprises happening too. We are thrilled to team with The Pulse and bring this week-long celebration of marketing innovation to Boston," said Debi Kleiman, president, MITX.

To learn more about IMS Boston (October 23 - 24, 2012), please visit, In addition, The Pulse will be providing live streaming coverage of keynotes sessions and conference highlights on

To learn more about FutureM, which extends through October 26 and starts on Monday October 22 with an Opening Night Celebration, visit Both events require a separate registration. 

About The Pulse Network
The Pulse Network is a digital media and event solutions company. A pioneer in Enterprise Social TV and building online and offline communities, The Pulse helps clients leverage web video, social networks and inbound marketing to drive better engagement, loyalty and leads at a lower cost than traditional approaches. The Pulse has become the partner of choice for numerous B2B and consumer brands and industry associations. Learn more and sign up for free eBooks, webcasts and other offers at For the latest IMS updates see, watch IMS spotlight videos at and follow us on Twitter ( and #IMS12).

About FutureM
FutureM is a weeklong event experience that brings the nation's marketing and media trendsetters together to debate cutting-edge developments that will define the future of marketing. Established in 2010, FutureM connects more than 100 speakers with thousands of attendees each year. The creator of FutureM -- MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange -- is a leading industry organization focused on Internet business, bringing together the digital marketing, media, and technology communities. MITX is headquartered in Boston, MA. Follow FutureM on Facebook (, Twitter ( and #FutureM) our blog ( or at

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