Zack Kass

Zack Kass

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

california, USA

AI Futurist | Artificial Intelligence | Technological Transformation & AI Strategy Expert

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ZACK KASS BIOGRAPHY

Zack Kass is an AI Futurist, keynote speaker, consultant, adjunct professor, and the former Head of Go To Market for OpenAI. Renowned for his expertise in artificial intelligence, Kass dedicates his career to ensuring that individuals, businesses, and governments are prepared for an AI-powered future. He excels in demystifying AI, making it accessible and understandable for a broad audience, and aiding leaders in navigating the rapidly evolving technological landscape.

Kass’s professional journey spans over 14 years in the AI industry, during which he has led large teams at some of the sector’s most significant companies. As the Head of Go To Market at OpenAI, he spearheaded efforts to transform innovative AI research into practical business solutions. He established and managed teams responsible for sales, partnerships, and customer success, while also serving as a trusted advisor to numerous executives implementing AI technologies within their organizations.

Today, Zack Kass stands out as a leading thinker in Applied AI. His insights and optimistic perspectives on technology have been featured in prominent publications, including Fortune, Newsweek, Entrepreneur, AdAge, and Business Insider. He continues to support education and research at major universities and offers strategic advice to Fortune 1,000 companies such as Coca-Cola, Morgan Stanley, and Amgen, helping them leverage AI to enhance their operations

Educationally, Kass holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of California, Berkeley. His academic background and continuous professional development underpin his profound understanding of AI and its applications. His commitment to education is evident through his ongoing support for educational institutions and research initiatives, ensuring the next generation is well-equipped to contribute to the AI landscape.

Zack Kass’s skill set is extensive, encompassing expertise in event planning, engaging presentations, and industry-specific knowledge. His proficiency with event planning software and his ability to deliver captivating talks make him a sought-after speaker at various conferences and events. His work is characterized by a deep understanding of AI’s potential and a commitment to fostering a positive and transformative impact on society.

Outside the corporate realm, Kass is a fervent advocate for AI’s potential to revolutionize the human condition and alleviate suffering. As a techno-optimist, he tirelessly promotes the benefits of AI, challenging the often cynical narrative presented by the media. Residing in Santa Barbara, California, Zack Kass combines his professional endeavors with a passion for advancing the role of AI in improving lives globally.

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Zack Kass, Futurist & Former Head of GTM at OpenAI is the CJU24 Keynote

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In the rapidly evolving world of AI, few voices are as pioneering and forward-thinking as Zack Kass. He has spent over 14 years in the field of AI with companies like Figure Eight, Lilt, and OpenAI. His mission is to ensure businesses and governments are active participants in the AI-powered future by demystifying AI, making it accessible and understandable for everyone, and helping leaders navigate the rapidly evolving environment.
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AI-Empowered: Getting Ahead of the Next Technological Revolution with Futurist Zack Kass

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Zack Kass is a Futurist, keynote speaker, consultant, and the Former Head of Go To Market for OpenAI. He has spent over 14 years in the field of AI with companies like Figure Eight, Lilt, and OpenAI.
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Zack Kass, Former OpenAI Leader, Urges Retail Execs To Champion AI

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The difference between a company's future success or failure will be based on its management’s commitment to understanding the capabilities of AI, believes Zack Kass, AI futurist and the first and former head of go-to-market at OpenAI.
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Zack Kass Topic Presentations

Leveraging AI for Good

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  • In this keynote, Zack explores the intersection of cutting-edge AI advancements and their practical applications in the business landscape.

    Delve into the current state of AI, and its trajectory, and discover how different industries are harnessing this technology to revolutionize efficiency, liberate employees from burnout-inducing tasks, and transform work as we know it.

    Drawing on his years of expertise linking AI advancements to solve bottlenecks at work, Zack presents an inspiring vision of an AI-enhanced future and offers practical, actionable strategies to ensure your organization is equipped to leverage AI for the benefit of your people.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Understand the current AI landscape and its future trajectory
    • Use AI to alleviate burnout by automating laborious tasks
    • Insight into successful AI integrations across different sectors
    • A blueprint for harnessing AI to reimagine the workplace

The Innovator’s Dilemma: Navigating Our AI Future

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Testimonials

Zack helped us plan our entire AI strategy. He just gets it.

John Murphy

President
The Coca-Cola Company

Your performance was 1st class. Great insights, and you pitched at the right level for our audience. Everyone said it was the best session of the day! It was brilliant.

Jeff McMillan

Chief Analytics and Data Officer
Morgan Stanley

Zack is easily the most business savvy AI expert I know.

Josh Tobin

CEO
Gantry

We recommend all of our clients talk to Zack about their corporate AI strategy. He’s seen it all and can connect dots faster than anyone.

Arjun Prakash

Co-founder & CEO
Distyl AI

Few people understand how to apply AI to real world problems as well as Zack. He’s been in the industry for so long, and has a remarkable knack for helping people learn what he knows.

Lukas Biewald

CEO & Co-Founder
Weights & Biases

Zack was so dynamic and went above and beyond. Our CEO and attendees were very impressed. Our presenting sponsor, State President for AT&T, mentioned to our CEO that Zack’s keynote was the best he’s seen yet and the breakout was the best session he ever attended.

Association of Washington Business

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Zack Kass travels from california, USA & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.

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Please contact Speakers Bureau of Canada and provide us with your event details so that we can contact Zack Kass to check availability or confirm the pricing and associated costs to hire a great speaker like Zack Kass for your event. As Zack Kass's agent and as a Canadian top speaker bureau and talent agency for speakers, we are able to propose each event opportunity from each host organization's behalf to try to help you get in touch with Zack Kass and confirm them for your in person or online meeting/event. We can also provide and advise on the booking process and potentially negotiate their fee. Speakers Canada is a client focused speaker agency, and we work for you in finding good speakers for your team meetings and booking processes.

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