Burnett Leaves DBA to Run Own Firm

Share this article:
Ed Burnett has left Database America (DBA) after 20 years to run his own consulting firm. Burnett was former president of Ed Burnett Consultants, which was acquired in 1979 by PAGEX Systems, the forerunner to DBA. He was a senior consultant at the time of his departure in April.


Burnett had been president of the Ed Burnett Consultants division of DBA, which was renamed Database America List Services in 1993. DBA was purchased by American Business Information in 1997.


Burnett would not elaborate on his departure except to say, "It [DBA] was purchased by ABI and changed its direction remarkably, and I didn't belong in that picture.''


Senior officials at DBA, Montvale, NJ were not available for comment.


Burnett will now devote his time to Promotional Consultants, Inc., New York, a company he formed 20 years ago as a sideline to his work with DBA. Burnett now is offering his consultation services to all except list companies. He can be reached at 212/337-5778.
Share this article:
close

Next Article in Data/Analytics

Sign up to our newsletters

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

Featured Listings

More in Data/Analytics

SAP Ramps Up Canadian Cloud Investment

SAP Ramps Up Canadian Cloud Investment

It's one of 16 new data centers the software company will open this year to meet a 39% increase in demand for cloud services.

Top 5 Spending and Investment Insights from Marketers

Top 5 Spending and Investment Insights from Marketers

Confidence in data-driven marketing led marketers to set high Q1 2014 goals.

MeritDirect Introduces Predictive Marketing Suite

MeritDirect Introduces Predictive Marketing Suite

New solutions include next logical product and customer lookalike modeling. The long-time direct marketing player announces it will open a San Jose office in September.