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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Nick 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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Butch Stearns, Chief Customer Officer

Butch Headshot 2013Responsible for the company’s community outreach and lead generation, original programming and corporate communications, Butch also oversees TPN’s Social TV studio and production team. He brings more than two decades of TV and Radio sports broadcasting experience, along with extensive sports marketing and sales experience. His broadcasting experience includes 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. He is a frequent host/emcee at fundraising events in the Boston area and since 1987 has maintained the Arthur F. Stearns memorial fund. Butch holds a bachelors degree from Stonehill College.

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