How Ready is your Company for AI?
Exploring Use Cases:
What are the prominent use cases of Generative AI that could redefine the way my organization operates?
Safety and Governance:
What essential governance and security protocols should my organization adopt to safely manage Generative AI, especially if we haven't ventured into AI before?
How might Generative AI shape my industry and my organization in the immediate future and over the long term?
Navigating AI Adoption:
With various strategic software platforms pledging future AI capabilities, how should I steer the decision-making process to choose the right AI technologies across my organization?
Aligning AI with Organizational Goals:
How can I align Generative AI initiatives with my organization's annual goals to foster growth and innovation?
Driving Business Value:
In what ways can Generative AI serve as a catalyst for revenue growth, cost optimization, product development, customer experience enhancement, and business continuity?
Identifying AI Opportunities:
Is there a particular challenge or opportunity within my organization that Generative AI could address effectively?
Preparing for AI Integration:
How should I evolve my organization's structure and hiring strategy to seamlessly integrate Generative AI as a creative ally for broader operational excellence?
Participants will get a wealth of valuable takeaways that will empower them to effectively integrate AI into their business strategies.
Here's what you can expect:
Alan Smithson, Co-Founder, MetaVRse
"Michael and Gary have skillfully assembled a diverse team at Next CoLabs, equipped to navigate the transformative impact of AI across various sectors of the economy. Looking ahead, the past decade's rapid changes due to exponential technologies like AI provide a glimpse of the future. To brace for the forthcoming wave of change, business leaders must rapidly absorb knowledge. Next CoLabs is a vital resource for leaders aiming to channel this transformation into positive outcomes for humanity."
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Gary A. Bolles
Gary A. Bolles is a global expert on the future of work, learning, and the organization. He is the adjunct Chair for the Future of work with the global virtual think tank Singularity University, and has nine courses on LinkedIn Learning with a total of over 1.3 Million learners. He lectures to and consults with businesses, non-profits, government agencies, and community groups around the world to help them understand effective strategies for dealing with tectonic shifts in work and learning. Gary is dedicated to helping individuals, organizations, communities and countries to collaborate on effective strategies to ensure that everyone can have access to meaningful, well-paid work and lifelong learning opportunities.
Michael Morrissey is the Founder and CEO of Next CoLabs, a strategic futurist leveraging emerging next-gen trends in exponential technologies, particularly Generative AI. With over 20 years of experience as an award-winning architect and urban designer, he has led innovative, high-density projects in major cities. Michael hosts The Next Collective, a thought leadership community exploring the convergence of Science, Technology & Consciousness through interactive discussions with authors. As a Metaverse Architect, he led his team to create groundbreaking 'spatialized book' projects, including "The Medici Effect” by Frans Johansson & "Meta Human" by Deepak Chopra, immersing leaders in 3D experiences.
Doug is a futurist and keynote speaker who worked at Nokia/Motorola for 33 years, specializing in strategy, business development, go-to-market, and engineering. He has a wide range of expertise including: Generative AI, XR/Metaverse, digital health, telecommunication, sustainability/energy, and public policy. Currently serving as a Generative AI Tech Scout for Next CoLabs, Doug helps organizations establish Generative AI Task Forces/Center of Excellence, focusing on AI Strategy, ROI, Ethics, Governance, Policy, Regulation, and scaling implementation beyond proof of concept.
Brad shares his global perspective as a professional writer and author on the intersection of business, society, technology, and writing. Leveraging his screenwriting skills, offered in his textbook, The Secrets of Screenwriting, he uses storytelling techniques to make ideas come to life. His next book, How to Be a ChatBoss and Make ChatGPT Work For You, will explore the tools that have arrived and will redefine the way we work together. Brought to you in everyday language, his methods help you create more powerful and persuasive communications, with easy-to-learn techniques for immediate results.
Rich Salerno is Head of Strategy for OnTarget Partners (OTP) and is a Managing Partner of ReachFartherNOW; OTP’s Strategic Services Division. Rich has more than 3 decades of sales and marketing experience in the technology industry, most specifically in Enterprise, Cloud, Saas, and professional consulting services. He came to OnTarget as a former successful customer of OTP to build a division dedicated to making it easier for tech companies to sell their solutions. Channel Master is an example of reinventing a sales methodology that has been ripe for transformation and a continuing challenge for most tech companies to manage and forecast.
Ed Trachier is the Founder and CEO of OnTarget Partners a “B2B” Growth Expert”, Ed has 30 years of experience designing and deploying integrated marketing plans, and has built programs from the ground up, starting with planning, dataset development, content creation, go-to-market execution, and reporting. Ed has worked with the largest and most complex B2B companies in the world, including FICO, SAP, Google, Infosys, Tenet Healthcase, PwC, Siemens, and Symantec, and he also enjoys helping SMB companies scale strategically using a proven, systematic approach.