The Largest Event for the

Customer Success Community

Comes to Oakland, CA

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May 10-12, 2016
Oakland Convention Center

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Prices will increase by $300 on March 1, 2016

Pulse is the heartbeat of the Customer Success community

The Customer Success community gathers at Pulse Conference every year to define the future of our industry. Putting customers at the center of business operations is no longer anecdotal – companies will only realize financial success when their customers can achieve their business outcomes through their products and services. Pulse Conference is where this conversation takes place every year.

Share Best Practices

Listen to keynotes from industry luminaries or join the conversation at the popular Success Unplugged workshop and leave with an action plan.

Network with Peers

Build lasting relationships with your peers in Customer Success. With several thousand attendees expected to attend, Pulse is the largest gathering of both CS practitioners and executives.

Celebrate Your Success

Remember when Sales was invented? We don't, but we will all remember when Customer Success first took shape. Let's toast being the pioneers of this new job category.


Hear from the leading voices in Customer Success.

  • Mike Smerklo


    Retired CEO

  • April Oman


    Head of Customer Success

  • Nick Mehta



  • Danielle Morrill


    CEO & Co-founder

  • Jeanne Bliss

    Customer Bliss


  • Jason Lemkin


    Founder & Advisor

  • Libby Schaaf

    City of Oakland


  • Tomasz Tunguz

    Redpoint Ventures


  • Mark Suster

    Upfront Ventures

    Managing Partner

  • Mary Poppen

    SAP Cloud

    Chief Customer Officer

  • Tien Tzuo



  • Beth Yehaskel


    Vice President,
    Customer Success

  • Dan Steinman


    Chief Customer Officer

  • Aaron Ross

    From Impossible to Inevitable


  • Bernie Kassar


    Customer Success & Services

  • Lincoln Murphy


    Customer Success Evangelist

who should attend pulse?

Pulse is the industry home for the Customer Success movement.

While the majority of those in Customer Success roles (both executive and practitioner) come to Pulse with their teams to learn and grow their careers, Pulse 2016 will showcase content and opportunities for all customer-centric roles within your business – notably the ones listed on the right.

  • Customer Success Managers & Executives
  • Chief Customer Officers
  • Customer Success Operations
  • Account Managers
  • Customer Marketing
  • Customer Experience Leaders
  • Founders, Entrepreneurs, and Chief Executives

2015 in Review

Weren't able to attend Pulse 2015?
Relive the amazing moments from the largest gathering of the Customer Success community ever.

Welcome to Oakland

Pulse is moving across the Bay to the Oakland Convention Center, just 12 minutes from Downtown San Francisco. We're taking over the Oakland Marriott City Center - where every guest will be a member of the Customer Success community.

Oakland Marriott City Center



1001 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 451-4000

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community success

Introducing a new conference model focused on building community success.

Companies need to be good stewards of the community in which they operate – whether an industrial community or geographic. That conviction led us to create a brand new model for hosting conferences that focuses on driving success for both the community of attendees as well as the event host city.

  • All Profits Donated to Support Local Nonprofits
  • Local-First Approach to Selecting Conference Vendors
  • Shop Local Experience
  • Step Forward Day in Community
  • Community Connect Exhibition Hall
Pulse 2016 - #CommunitySuccess with Gainsight


Don't miss the premier Customer Success event of 2016. Secure your seat today!