Master AI

—Grow Faster

Online learning built exclusively for executives looking to jump AI theory into profitable action.

Move Beyond the Basics of Generative AI

The AI revolution is here and you can be part of it. Invest in yourself and your future.

In response to overwhelming demand for practical, cutting-edge tools and professional development of generative AI skills among company leaders at small and mid-sized companies, Chief Executive Group is launching AI CONNECT, a learning community with ongoing training and sharing of AI tools and best practices among business leaders.

Join AI CONNECT to gain access to:

Monthly AI Masterclass Sessions 

Highly-interactive, 90-minute session will have segments focused on using generative AI in all the key parts of a business, including: HR, finance, marketing and sales, and will evolve as the technology evolves, helping you keep your skills current.  

Exclusive peer networking collaboration channels

Facilitated by our AI faculty members and with specific conversations around HR, finance, marketing, data analytics and more, where you can bring your burning questions, learn from others and build your network of like-minded professionals. 

Video, Tools and Prompts Library

Gain access to a video library of all past events, including our groundbreaking intro sessions to help you get up to speed on the basics of using generative AI and tools and prompts developed from sessions.

Meet the AI CONNECT Faculty

Business Leaders Turned AI Experts

Delivering concentrated, high-value learning with the pragmatic, practical focus Chief Executive Group is known for, in an easy-to-access platform that understands the constraints and challenges of busy working executives.  

Glenn Hopper

A chief financial officer with two decades of experience leading finance operations

Ashley Couto

An award-winning marketer & designer with 20 years of experience

Stephen Lytle

A seasoned HR strategist with a successful 20 year track record of leadership

What You'll Learn: The Expert Sessions

Solutions-Focused and Pragmatic, with Tangible Takeaways

July

All three faculty will host classes in July as we kickoff AI CONNECT

Finance/Data Analysis & Corporate Strategy

You will understand what AI can do—now—in the finance department of your company, and come away with actionable takeaways you can deploy immediately.

  • Fundamentals and rules of the road for generative AI in finance
  • Data security and ethical use in finance department
  • How to use AI to review financial statements AI-assisted review of financial statements
  • How to use AI to supercharge financial forecasting
  • Extended Q&A

Human Resources & Staff Training

You will understand how to use AI more effectively—and safely—in your people functions, and learn how to develop an AI-driven job listing and hiring workflow for your organization.

  • Fundamentals and rules of the road for generative AI in human resources
  • Data security and ethical use in human resources
  • Designing and building a job description for your organization
  • Building a hiring workflow using AI
  • Extended Q&A

Sales & Marketing

You will understand how AI can make your sales and marketing efforts far more efficient and impactful and learn key techniques for using AI with email and social marketing.

  • Fundamentals and rules of the road for generative AI in marketing
  • Data security and ethical use in marketing
  • How to write persuasive marketing e-mail using generative AI tools
  • How to build a workflow to create better social copy, faster
  • Extended Q&A

Sessions Continue

Members benefit from one session per month on a continuous basis

August 8

Introduction to Agentic Workflows

Led by Glenn Hopper

September 12

Creating Incredible Imagery With AI

Led by Ashley Couto

October 10

AI for Power-HR Operations

Led by Stephen Lytle

November 14

Building Better Bots

Led by Glenn Hopper

December 12

Unleashing Creativity With Generative AI

Led by Ashley Couto

January 9

Building a Better Workplace with AI

Led by Stephen Lytle

February 13

Using Data Science With AI

Led by Glenn Hopper

March 13

The AI-Driven Marketing Shop

Led by Ashley Couto

April 10

Leading Your People Into the Future with AI

Led by Stephen Lytle

Resources and Tools

You’ll gain immediate, ongoing access to a growing library of videos, templates and tools, including:

Join AI CONNECT

Move beyond the basics of generative AI—join your peers for continuous learning so your company doesn't get left behind.

Individual Membership

Access to a year of continuous learning
$ 995 Per Year
  • Monthly AI Masterclass Sessions
  • Peer Collaboration Channels
  • Video, Tools & Prompts Library

Corporate Membership

Unlock continuous learning for your team
$ 795 Per Member for Teams of 3+
  • Monthly AI Masterclass Sessions
  • Peer Collaboration Channels
  • Video, Tools & Prompts Library

Who Should Join

Are you eager to embrace the potential of generative AI?

This online community is tailored for leaders and their teams in HR, finance, marketing and sales, as well as other key areas of business who are eager to embrace the potential of generative AI to strengthen their companies—and their own career potential. 

This is about both high-level strategy and hands-on, roll-up your sleeves workshopping with other do-ers looking to become proficient and get their teams up to speed—fast—with this game-changing technology. 

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking to enhance your skills or an aspiring leader seeking to own a piece of the future, the AI Academy series is your gateway to unlocking the power of generative AI. 

Glenn Hopper

A chief financial officer with two decades of experience leading finance operations

Glenn is a nationally-recognized expert on finance automation, operational efficiency and margin improvements. Having spent his professional career coupling financial leadership and technical expertise to optimize operations and promote innovation and modernization within companies, he’s now become a pioneer in the uses of AI to safely increase productivity in the finance function and beyond, and he’ll share what he’s learning from his work. 

Ashley Couto

An award-winning marketer & designer with 20 years of experience

Ashley Couto gets first-look access and exclusive conversations with the most dynamic and forward-thinking voices in the AI space. She is behind the scenes helping some of the world’s largest companies leverage AI effectively. Bringing two decades of award-winning marketing to the table, Ashley’s data-driven approach to leveraging AI and prompt engineering mastery have quickly made her one of the foremost global experts on the use and implementation of AI to revolutionize your marketing and creative efforts. She’ll show you some of the most innovative use cases of ChatGPT, Midjourney, and lesser-known but high-impact AI tools that will transform your company’s creative efforts. 

Stephen Lytle

A seasoned HR strategist with a successful 20 year track record of leadership

Stephen has been a leader at respected organizations like Target, Walmart, ChenMed and now Evara Health. As the AVP of People & Culture at Evara he pilots the teams that ensure HR, Benefits, Compensation, Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Development, and Training champion strategies that catalyze both personal and professional growth, and ultimately elevate patient care and outcomes. Distinguished in the field, Stephen delivers AI and ChatGPT training to organizations, sharing insights from his firsthand experiences. His approach is unique — he’s not just a consultant but an actual HR practitioner who applies AI technology within his role. This practical perspective informs his training sessions, making them both relevant and actionable for his audience.