MEET THE TEAM!

Chad Butler

Lead Software Engineer

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? FiDi - it’s the best of both worlds. Busy during work hours but quiet on the nights and weekends. Right next to the water with some great places to eat.
  • What is your go-to brunch in the city, and what do you usually order? Breakfast burrito and bottomless frozen margs at Toro Loco.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? The Stand Dinner: Can't beat the comedy and great food!
  • Describe your perfect day in the city. Bottomless brunch in Union Square, followed by a walk down to Battery Park to catch the views before going to dinner and then a Broadway show.

Charlotte Farrell

Editorial Director

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? Greenwich Village. The tree-lined streets, hints of history, Washington Square Park, the architecture, and cozy spots to stop for a drink or an impromptu dinner.
  • What is your go-to dinner spot in the city, and what do you usually order? Rubirosa in Nolita. I go for the Tie-Dye Pizza, the Caesar Salad (indulgent enough to make you forget that it’s a salad) and Cacio e Pepe when I want to put myself into a carb-induced coma.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? Dinner at Virginia’s, or any of the Manhattan By Sail experiences. Just do it - you can thank me later.
  • In your opinion, what is the best way to explore the city? By foot, and with no agenda or time constraints. Let yourself get lost. You’ll find places that aren’t Instagram-famous (yet).

Faith Carter

Senior Account Executive

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? West Village - great location, great restaurant/social scene, quiet mornings, and picturesque.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? Sea Wolf Williamsburg: Imagine dining at sunset under the Manhattan Bridge with the most amazing skyline views while sipping on fish shaped bottle of wine and feasting on lobster and oysters. Delicious!
  • What, in your opinion, is the most fabulous thing about living in NYC? Anything and everything is right at my fingertips pretty much 24/7. Also the views don't hurt.
  • Describe your perfect day in the city. Morning Y7 Yoga or Grit Bxng class, coffee run, reading a book while my cat plays in the park, some shopping and a drink at The JIMMY, followed by a nice dinner out.

Juliette Miettunen

Business Operations

  • What is your go-to bakery in the city, and what do you usually order? Supermoon Bakehouse on the Lower East Side. I get a chocolate croissant and an oat milk latte.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? The Manhattan by Sail Wine, Cheese, & Charcuterie Sail, for obvious reasons :)
  • Describe your perfect day in the city. Getting coffee, taking a walk along the Hudson River Greenway, reading in a park, and ending the day with a glass of rosé while the sun sets!
  • What is your favorite bar? And drink of choice! CloudM rooftop at The CitizenM - a spicy margarita!

Lisa Marsova

Head of Business Development

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? Nolita, hanging out there makes me feel like a quintessential NYC cool girl
  • What is your go-to bar of choice, and what do you usually order? Acme for an espresso martini when I don't feel like sleeping that night.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? The Craft Distillers Festival at the Bowery Hotel - and anything with live entertainment like burlesque, drag etc.
  • Where do you like to shop in the city? Artists & Fleas and other pop-up markets #shoplocal.

Mareza Larizadeh

Founder and CEO

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? Gramercy. It’s full of great restaurants. I also love walking around and trying out all the amazing coffee shops.
  • What is your go-to bar in the city, and what do you usually order? Crosby Bar is always a good scene. I go for a Hendricks & Tonic.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? TacoVision Bottomless Brunch. Endless tacos, endless margaritas, endless fun.
  • When you have a day off, what do you like to do? I had a strong desire to make the city more accessible for more people, and show off what New York City has to offer no matter your budget.

Natalie Rosen

Content & Design Manager

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? Battery Park - especially love all the greenery in the spring & summer and walking along the water on the Hudson River Greenway.
  • What is your go-to coffee spot in the city, and what do you usually order? La Colombe is a classic for a reason. An iced latte with almond milk and a croissant.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? The Champagne High Tea Experience at the Williamsburg Hotel is a must - so many delicious sweets and the ambience is spectacular!
  • When you have a day off, what do you like to do? My favorite thing to do in the city is browse vintage and antique shops and find completely unique pieces.

Vikram Joshi

Founder and CTO

  • What is your favorite neighborhood in NYC and why? SoHo. It’s the heart of the city and the heart of pulsd.
  • What is your go-to brunch in the city, and what do you usually order? Raclette - I need that cheese.
  • Your favorite pulsd experience? Also Raclette!
  • Describe your perfect day in the city. Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge for a scenic view to meet up with some friends for a fun day downtown.