Executive Team

Stephen Saber | CEO

Stephen was formerly President of CrossTech Partners and CEO of New Marketing Labs, which merged with The Pulse Network in the spring of 2011. Earlier in his career he was a managing director at Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP) – one of the fastest growing public IT Services companies. CTP became the leading IT consulting and systems integration firm focused on the deployment of client-server based business applications for Fortune 500 clients. Over the past 5 years, Stephen has played a leading advisory role in 4 major M&A transactions ranging from $30M to $450M in Digital Media and IT. He currently guest lectures in the entrepreneurship program at Babson College. Stephen received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and B.A. from Harvard University.

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Nicholas Saber | President

Nick previously served as President of CrossTech Media, LLC, managing over 30 events in the technology space, and COO at Exgenex. At CrossTech he was involved with managing 4 acquisitions over the past 5 years. Earlier in his career Nick was a managing consultant at Coopers and Lybrand, where he sold and managed IT Systems, IS projects, and Business Reengineering projects for Fortune 1000 companies. Currently focused on TPN’s delivery excellence, Nick has overseen successful engagements for clients such as Alure Home Improvement, Citrix, eBay, Kodak, Resurrection Health, Sony, and Symantec. Nick holds a bachelors degree from Babson College.

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Allen Bonde | Chief Marketing Officer

Allen was previously co-founder and CMO at Offerpop, a venture-funded social marketing tools company, and CMO at eVergance, which was acquired by KANA Software in 2007. He has also been a consultant and Internet analyst at McKinsey and the Yankee Group, and started his career in corporate R&D in the telecom space. He has been a guest on CNBC and Fox News, blogs for 1to1 Media, oneforty.com and Social Times, and was named a Top CMO on Twitter by Social Media Marketing Magazine. Allen received his M.S. from the University of Virginia and B.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Butch Stearns | VP of Content Delivery

Host of “Sports Buzz with Butch Stearns”, broadcast daily on The Pulse Network, Butch is developing the company’s vertical content map and brings more than two decades of TV and Radio sports broadcasting experience, including WFXT-TV Fox 25 Boston, Comcast Sportsnet New England, WMAQ-TV (NBC) Chicago, KAAL-TV (ABC), WEEI Boston, WDFN Detroit, KFAN Minneapolis, and the Sporting News Radio Network. Butch holds a bachelors degree from Stonehill College.

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