Naples: How AI is Transforming the Workplace

Naples: How AI is Transforming the Workplace


11:00 am - 1:30 pm


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Hilton Naples
5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, Florida, 34103

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As AI continues to revolutionize various industries, staying informed and ahead of the curve is crucial. Our sessions will provide a comprehensive overview of how AI, particularly ChatGPT, reshapes business operations, enhances productivity, and drives innovation. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the AI landscape, this event promises to offer valuable insights and practical knowledge that can be applied to your own organization.

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with experts, network with like-minded professionals, and explore the potential of AI in your business. Our panel of speakers, including industry leaders and AI specialists, will share their experiences and best practices for navigating the AI landscape. This is your chance to ask questions, gain new perspectives, and discover how AI can be leveraged to solve real-world challenges. Secure your spot today and be part of a dynamic discussion that will inspire and equip you to harness the power of AI in the workplace.

Our Emcee

Sue Ryan, Founder of Sue Ryan Solutions. Sue’s core purpose is to help people become their greatest, leading themselves and others. As a speaker, change strategist, author, executive coach, caregiving coach, podcaster, and educator, she lives this through two passions of her purpose. She guides and inspires leaders and emerging leaders to be great leaders of themselves and others. She guides businesses to thrive while supporting employees who are also family caregivers and guides family caregivers to feel confident navigating their caregiving journey. Sue is a TEDx and DisruptHR speaker.

Our Experts:

Dr. Chrissann R. Ruehle (Lutgert College of Business) Provost Faculty Fellow for AI/Management Faculty

Dr. Chrissann Ruehle, AI ethics researcher and educator at Florida Gulf Coast University, serves as the Provost Faculty Fellow for AI. She leads the AI Task Force, focusing on AI strategy, digital badges, and education programs. As a Management Faculty member at the Lutgert College of Business, she teaches courses in Organizational Theory and Change, Global Organizational Behavior and Ethics, and Business Strategy. She has also contributed to AI ethics education at Tampa General Hospital and taught in the DBA program at the University of South Florida (USF). Holding a DBA from USF and IBM AI Practitioner-Instructor Certification, she pioneers trustworthy AI certification courses. Her research on AI ethics/governance, chatbots/virtual agents, and AI in higher education has been presented at premier conferences like the Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, and University of Central Florida Teaching & Learning with AI.

Mr. Mark Bole (Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship) Instructor

With a career grounded in finance and entrepreneurship, Mark Bole is an FGCU instructor who brings a wealth of practical knowledge to the classroom. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas-Austin and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. His professional journey encompasses roles in financial management within multinational corporations and spearheading entrepreneurial initiatives in Europe and North America. At FGCU’s Institute for Entrepreneurship, his tenure as an educator and former Entrepreneur in Residence is distinguished by his dedication to inspiring and mentoring the next generation of business leaders. Mark’s teaching focuses on demystifying Artificial Intelligence (Al) and its applications in the business world, particularly in courses like Digital Technologies and Entrepreneurial Mindset. His consulting activities primarily involve teaching companies how to initiate their journey with Al, with a particular emphasis on task-level applications. Through these real-life examples, he underscores the practical benefits of Al in enhancing business efficiency and employee productivity. Mark’s educational philosophy is about making Al understandable and applicable, equipping students and professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel in an increasingly technology-oriented business environment.

Our Sponsors:

Blake Day, President/Owner – Day Adjusting & Consulting

Blake is passionate about helping property owners overcome the challenges they face with their insurance claims. With his in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry, Blake is recognized as an expert in first-party property insurance claims – residential and commercial. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Blake has developed a team of experienced Public Adjusters with extensive professional backgrounds. Day Adjusting & Consulting is licensed in seven states and will add more this coming year.

Steven G. Niehaus, MBA, CBI, CMAP, MAMI 

Steve is a M&A Advisor, facilitating the sale of privately held businesses. He is with Edison Business Advisors. Steve has significant leadership experience in finance, service operations, sales, marketing, and corporate services. He was an Executive GM for GE’s Global Business Services.  His Bachelor’s Degree is from the University of Kentucky and an MBA degree from Arizona State University. He is a member of the Business Brokers of Florida, the International Business Brokers Association, and the M&A Source network. 

April Bordeaux is an Entrepreneur and owner of ABdesignerd, an experienced top-notch design solution tailored just for you. Our streamlined process means you get killer branding and marketing materials without the aggravation and high-dollar budgets. We’ve mastered the art of drama-free design – because your business has enough challenges without adding unnecessary stress to the mix. We are guided by our core values of being client-centric, fostering creativity (creativity), and building communities. We believe in empowering small business owners who desire kick-ass brands and marketing assets, ensuring they stand out and thrive in a competitive market. Some of the Services we offer are Graphic Design, Branding, Publication Design, and more! We believe that our clients shouldn’t settle for the ordinary when they can have the extraordinary.

Hannah Vogel, Owner of Vogel Roofing’s whose reputation is a trusted roofing contractor for both residential and commercial services precedes you, and we are thrilled to have such an esteemed company among our ranks. Your state-licensed and insured services, specializing in tile, metals, and flat roofing applications, reflect a commitment to quality and expertise that aligns perfectly with our chamber’s values.


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