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Global First Boston, June 7th

Join the meetup for independent thinkers building global-first organisations.

After the success of our events in London, Amsterdam and Eindhoven, we’re excited to bring Global First to Boston for the first time, and looking forward to more inspiring discussions with two fascinating speakers.

Dave Osborne

Dave Osborne, Chief Executive Officer at Virgin Pulse

David Osborne is a seasoned business technology and digital health engagement thought leader, with more than 22 years’ experience in global sales, SaaS, cloud technology, operations, transformation planning and execution, specifically in the Human Capital Management (HCM) market.

He brings deep experience in operations, strategic growth, executive management and a proven record of helping organisations successfully integrate, operationalise, and scale their businesses.

David heads Virgin Pulse, the leading global provider of employee wellbeing and engagement technology solutions, which was founded in 2004 as part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group.

Donald A. DePalma

Dr. Donald A. DePalma, Chief Research Officer at Common Sense Advisory

Don DePalma has been involved in shaping the globalisation strategies of some of the world’s largest firms and the market strategies of the industry’s most influential language service and technology providers.

As the original founder of CSA Research in 1999, Don has been instrumental in establishing the company as the preeminent market research firm in localisation and globalisation.

Don has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of technology, language services, and market research. Prior to founding CSA, he co-founded Interbase Software, served as vice president of corporate strategy at Idiom Technologies, and was one of the first analysts at Forrester Research, where he consulted to senior management at Global 2000 companies.

Why attend?

  • Dr. Donald A. DePalma and Dave Osborne sharing their expertise on global trends, challenges and opportunities;
  • Open discussion diving into the detail of the challenges and opportunities of international success;
  • Plenty of opportunity to network with your fellow “Global First-ists”, over lunch and a drink.

Who should attend?

The event is free to attend for leaders in marketing, HR and comms at mid-large sized companies, and CEOs/COOs in fast growth venture-backed businesses.

Date and time

Friday June 7th, 11am-2pm


District Hall, 75 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210, USA

Registration closed

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