Zack Kass is an AI 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. Zack is dedicated to making sure that businesses and governments are not just observers but active players in the AI-driven future. He focuses on demystifying AI, making it accessible to all, and guiding leaders through the fast-changing landscape.
While serving as Head of Go To Market at OpenAI, Zack was crucial in turning the organization’s advanced research into practical solutions for businesses. He led efforts to bridge the gap between theoretical innovation and its application in the marketplace. Zack played a key role in creating the teams responsible for driving sales, building partnerships, and guaranteeing customer satisfaction. Additionally, he offered personalized advice to executives incorporating the technology into their business strategies.
Today, he is considered one of the foremost thinkers in Applied AI. His thought leadership and techno-optimist views have been featured in countless publications, such as Fortune, Newsweek, Entrepreneur, AdAge, and Business Insider to name a few. Zack has also advised many top companies on AI, including Coca-Cola, Morgan Stanley, and Agmen.
Outside the realm of business, Zack Kass champions the power of technology. He fervently believes in AI’s ability to transform the human experience and diminish suffering. He works tirelessly to promote the promise of AI, serving as a counter-narrative to the prevailing media cynicism.
Zack received his BA from The University of California, Berkeley, and resides in Santa Barbara, California.