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Listen and learn with Tom Hood as he prepares CPAs, CGMAs,

finance and accounting professionals for the future.

Helping CPAs become future ready.

Tom Hood is dedicated to making accounting and finance professionals future-ready. As the founding CEO of BLI, a division of the AICPA-CIMA, he researches the trends, mindsets and skillsets needs to thrive in this age of exponential change. Explore Tom's most recent live videos and posts on specific topics affecting you and your profession

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#FutureReady Videos & Posts

The Power of Association: Being Even More Relevant in a Global World
Speaker: Anoop Mehta, chair of the AICPA and CIMA, and chief strategist at Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc
The CPA Pipeline
Speaker: Susan Coffey, CEO of public accounting at the AICPA
The Future of Finance & The New #FICPACFF
Speaker: Ed Duarte, CFO of Foreign Parts Distributors
The Changing Role of the CFO in the Era of Exponential Change Fueled by AI
Speaker: Gartner researchers Alexander Bant, chief of research and practice VP for finance, and Marko Horvat, VP of CFO research strategy
Generative AI (ChatGPT) for CFOs
Speaker: Glenn Hooper, Director/CFO Eventus Advisory Grup and author of ebook, Application of ChatGPT to Build an FP&A Tool
Making Your Financial Team Irresistible
Speaker: Josh Bersin, founder and CEO of The Josh Bersin Company and author of Irresistible: The Seven Secrets of the World's Most Enduring, Employee-Focused Organizations
The Future of Finance and ESG
Speaker: Dr. Jeremy Osborn, global head of sustainability for the AICPA & CIMA
The Youngest Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Speaker: Grace Bayton, CGMA
The Future of Finance: Leading Into the Unknown
Speaker: Pascal Finette, co-founder and CEO of be radical
Future-Proofing Your Workforce
Speaker: Kerry Brown, Customer Transition Advisor, Celonis
What is the Future of Finance
Speaker: Tom Hood, CPA, CGMA, CITP, EVP Business Engagement & Growth for AICPA-CIMA
Funding Growth Investments Through Spend Rationalization
Speaker: Sharon Schuler, SVP of financial planning and analysis at BJ’s Wholesale Club
Leading with Significance
Speaker: Joey Haveris, author, managing partner of strategic growth at HORNE
What Young Professionals Want in a Corporate Career
Speaker: Al Dea, founder of Betterwork Labs
Professional Apprenticeships as a Hiring & Training Solution
Speaker: Rebekah Brown, CPA, CEO of MACPA and Joanne Fiore, VP for pipeline and apprenticeships at the AICPA & CIMA
What is the Future of Finance
Speaker: Graham C., Vice President of investor relations at bp
What CFOs Need to Know About the Current Economy
Speaker: Dr. Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO, Sage Policy Group
The CPA Career: How To Make Your Assets Greater Than Your Liabilities
Speaker: Jerry Maginnis, CPA, Author, Board Member, inTEST Corp., Independent Director of Cohen & Steers, Executive in Residence, Rowan University
Making the Shift to Value Partner
Speaker: Shifra Kiolsky, SVP, Controller & CAO, Discover Financial Services
The Great Join: Accounting and Finance - an Employer's Perspective
Speaker:  Jan Taylor, CPA, CGMA, PhD
 New Mandate for the CFO - Strategic Value Partner
Speaker:  Robert Tarola, President  of Right Advisory LLC and a member of our Future of Finance Leadership Advisory Group at the AICPA-CIMA.
What CPAs and CFOs Need to Know About ESG
Speaker: Natan Zaidenweber, Founder and CEO of ESGTrust.io
The Innovation Imperative: CPA-CGMA as a Change Maker
Speaker: Amy Radin, Executive Advisor of Pragmatic Innovation Partners
The New Mandate for the CFO - Strategic Value Partner
Speaker: Robert Tarola, President of Right Advisory LLC and a member of our Future of Finance Leadership Advisory Group at the AICPA-CIMA.
Insights From The Future Of Finance Leadership Advisory Group
Speaker: John Regan, Managing Director, CFO Reinsurance Americas at Swiss Re American Holding Company - also a member of our Future of Finance Leadership Ad
How Finance Leaders Influence The Future
Speaker: Liz Hirst, a director at Wharton Business Consulting
The #FutureReady CFO
peaker: Tom Hood, CPA, CGMA, CITP, EVP Business Engagement & Growth for AICPA-CIMA
The #FutureReady CFO: How To Become A True Value Partner
Speaker: Ebonie Jackson, CFO and Director at Lucas County Children Services
Why CFOs Need To Be Value Creators
Speaker: Jack McCullough, founder of the The CFO Leadership Council
The Future of Financial Planning & Analysis
Speaker: Chris E. Ortega, MBA, president & CEO, CEO Business Services
Disrupting Disruption & The Future of Finance
Speaker: Pascal Finette, Co-Founder & Chief Heretic
Leading Digital Transformation - Is is Technology or People
Speaker: Anh Phillips, a researcher with Deloitte Consulting 
The Future of Finance
Speaker: The CFO Whisper, David Axson 
Becoming a Value-Added CFO
Speaker: Scott H. Spiegel, CPA, CGMA, CITP, CFO of the AICPA
Become a Successful Leader
Speaker: Emmanuel Gobillot, the author of seven leadership books 
The CFO Agenda - Top Issues for 2021
Speaker: Nilly Essaides, Senior Research Director, The Hackett Group 
Why “Extreme Humanism?”
Speaker: Tom Peters
The Latest in Finance & Accounting Transformation
Speaker: Ash Noah, CPA, FCMA, CGMA, VP Managing Director Learning, and Barry Payne, Director - External Relations 
“Leadering: The Ways Visionary Leaders Play Bigger”
Speaker: Nancy Giordano, author
Talent: Bridging People & Technology
Speaker: Jack McCullough, founder of The CFO Leadership Council
What to Expect with CFOs Post Pandemic
Speaker: Jack McCullough, founder of the The CFO Leadership Council
Reinventing Finance for a Post-Pandemic World
Speaker: Andrew Harding FCMA CGMA
What CFOs and CPAs Need to Know About Blockchain & Crypto
Speaker: Ron Quaranta, Chairman, Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

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