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Innovation Posted Sep 28, 2018 by Jennifer Torode

Healthcare Advancements in a Digital World: Hello Artificial Intelligence

This week, I attended an MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge panel discussion with a few of the CHEN PR crew. The topic of the evening was artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. The astute panel included IT Physician Lead, Senior Director of Business Intelligence and Clinical Research Informatics Jonathan Bicknel, MD of Boston Children’s Hospital; Director […]

Company Culture Posted Aug 24, 2018 by Jennifer Torode

The Perks of Taking Action

One day, in late June while I was commuting to work on the glamorous MBTA’s Orange Line, I realized that I felt I was on a hamster wheel or in the movie, Ground Hog Day. I found myself getting bored with my same old routine and was a bit unfulfilled. I can guarantee that even […]

Events Posted Jan 13, 2017 by Jennifer Torode

All Hands on Deck and Full Speed Ahead—The RSA Conference 2017 is Only One Month Away!

Like a human DDoS attack, a massive flood of security marketing, PR, sales, researchers, reporters and analysts are staging themselves, and preparing to descend on San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference 2017, February 13-17. The security industry has always had to move quickly as cybercriminals spanning the globe seem to always be one step […]

Cyber Security, Events Posted Aug 1, 2016 by Jennifer Torode

The Who’s Who in Security Will be at Black Hat USA 2016 This Week!

This week, many of CHEN PR’s clients will be speaking and exhibiting at Black Hat USA, one of world’s most best-known IT security conferences, taking place July 30 – August 4, 2016 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Here’s a quick rundown of our incredible clients that are exhibiting, attending and speaking. Good […]

Uncategorized Posted Mar 24, 2016 by Jennifer Torode

Smile, You’re in San Francisco

I must say, I really do adore the city of San Francisco. I’ve been there several times over the years and have seen many of the tourist attractions like Fisherman’s Warf,  Lombard Street, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge and ventured beyond the city walls to Napa Valley but this time, I visited with no set […]

Uncategorized Posted Dec 15, 2015 by Jennifer Torode

United We Shall Stand in 2016

With the warm temperatures in Boston, getting in the Christmas spirit, for me, has required extra effort this year. I’m not saying I want a foot of snow in December but having a dusting of white powder and perhaps cooler temps would help make things more festive. I’m sure my lovely colleague Carro Halpin is […]

Uncategorized Posted Jul 1, 2015 by Jennifer Torode

Coffee, Donuts and a ½ Dozen Savvy Marketing Practitioner Panelists Talk Social Media

  Yesterday marked the sixth year anniversary of Mashable’s Social Media Day, which recognizes social media’s impact on global communication. To celebrate Social Media Day, General Assembly, an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design, and Allen + Gerritsen, an advertising agency, brought together a mix of extremely […]

Uncategorized Posted May 29, 2015 by Jennifer Torode

How Fifth Grade Shaped My Future

        When I was a little girl, I was quite shy. Perhaps being the youngest of three daughters, I learned to fall into line and just go with the flow. One sister got instant queen bee status as she was the oldest and my other sister had no problem speaking her mind […]

Uncategorized Posted Feb 27, 2015 by Jennifer Torode

Spicing Things Up: My Night at the Boston Symphony

Every month I try to do something different to add a little zest to my life—whether I participate in a Paint Nite, try a new restaurant, tackle a new home improvement project or attend a wine tasting. Last night that zest was the Boston Symphony with world-renowned Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit and lead German violinist […]

Uncategorized Posted Jan 21, 2015 by Jennifer Torode

Bumpy Roads—“Country Roads”

I grew up listening to the world-renowned country singer John Denver. Even though my parents weren’t the traditional country music fans, there was always something special about John Denver. I remember my Mother would play her John Denver eight-track cassette every day. She’d be singing right along with him while tackling her daily tasks and […]