An Afternoon with Lee Daniels: The Acclaimed Filmmaker Explores Race, Class, Politics, and the American Experience
CANTON, MA, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Pulse Network, Inc., (TPNI) a digital media and event solutions company, announced today that Academy Award winning film director of the summer blockbuster “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”, Lee Daniels, will keynote at the first annual Digital Pulse Summit in Boston on October 16th and the Inbound Marketing Summit. The Digital Pulse, presented by The Pulse Network, Inc. and Digital Clarity Group, is expected to draw hundreds of marketing professionals from around the world. Other speakers on the Digital Pulse agenda include Jeff Cram, Co-founder of ISITE Design and Publisher of CMS Myth, Andrew Davis, Author, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, Jason Stewart, Lead Demand Generation and Content Strategy, ANNUITAS, Robert Rose, Senior Analyst, Digital Clarity Group, Ray Velez, Global Chief Technology Officer, Razorfish, and many others.
Digital Pulse sessions, sponsors, and exhibitors will highlight for attendees how the right mix of technology, strategic partnerships, and resourcing can help deliver customer experience solutions. Executives, managers, and their teams will have the opportunity to learn and then discuss the processes, best practices, and latest technology trends in CEM, WCM, social, and collaboration. Industry specialist keynote and session speakers will cover a wide range of topics including customer engagement, collaboration, big data, enterprise social, and the latest in content management trends.
Daniels has directed and produced several notable films, including “Precious: Based on the novel Push by Sapphire”, for which Daniels won the Academy Award for Best Director in 2010. On August 16, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” hit theatres across the United States, grossing millions of dollars and placed number one in the box office for three straight weeks.
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler”, directed by Daniels and written by Danny Strong, chronicles the life of a White House service employee, played by Forrest Whitaker, who served at the White House through eight administrations from Harry Truman through Ronald Reagan. The film is based on the experience of former White House butler Eugene Allen and has already received high critical acclaim and is anticipated to receive multiple Oscar nominations.
“We are thrilled to have Lee Daniels deliver the keynote at the Digital Pulse Summit,” says CEO of The Pulse Network, Stephen Saber. “His success story and experience in the ever-changing media industry will provide valuable insight to our event attendees. Daniels is an excellent addition to our agenda and we are excited to host him.”
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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