Panel: How Finance Professionals Can Adapt Now to Working With Generative AI

  • Navigating the next industrial revolution that will be driven by generative artificial intelligence
  • Dispelling myths and discussing barriers that are on everyone’s minds
  • Exploring tools that can help your teams become more efficient, productive, and accurate in their work
  • Strategies for using AI as an enabler of innovation


Tom Hood, CPA, CGMA
EVP – Business Engagement and Growth

Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA is currently the EVP Business Growth & Engagement for AICPA-CIMA and the Business Learning Institute.

Tom recently stepped onto the global stage of the largest association of certified professional accountants in the world, representing over 690,000 CPAs, CGMAs, and students. He was named the second most influential person in accounting by Accounting Today Magazine for the tenth year.

His focus is elevating and accelerating the role of CPAs and CGMAs in corporate and management accounting.

In 2012 LinkedIn recruited Tom as one of their Top 100 Influencers and he now has a following of over 730,000. He is a member of Forbes Finance Council and was inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame. He is the former CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs and former CFO of a highway construction company. He has a Master’s in Finance from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Loyola University of Maryland.

He lives in Baltimore with his wife Sharon.


Rachael A. Crump
Chief Accounting Officer
Insight Enterprises, Inc.

Rachael A. Crump is the Chief Accounting Officer at Insight. Her team supports Insight leadership on financial decisions to ensure the company meets its fiduciary responsibilities.

Ms. Crump first supported Arizona’s burgeoning tech industry at Ernst & Young, where she audited firms for their initial public offerings. Following this role, Ms. Crump held controller positions with Sage Software, MedAire and Amkor Technology.

As Amkor’s senior director controller of global accounting, she was the finance lead of their SAP global implementation and saw firsthand how finance could accelerate the agility and speed of a company. She brings this critical perspective to her work with Insight.

Ms. Crump joined Insight in 2016 as vice president, North America controller and assumed her current role in 2018. She believes the best way to achieve is through clear communication and strives to bring clarity to ambiguous situations. Ms. Crump is a certified public accountant and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in business administration accounting.

Today, Ms. Crump works to support and enable Insight business, drive success and empower her team.

Claire Bramley
Teradata Corporation

Claire Bramley is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Teradata. A member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team, she is responsible for leading the functions of finance, information technology, strategy, analytics and security, enterprise risk, business process and program management and operations. She also serves as a board member at Ansys.

Claire brings a proven track record of leading large-scale fiscal and operational disciplines, driving financial and strategic planning, and proactive risk management. With extensive senior leadership experience and deep acumen in corporate finance and accounting, as well as excellent knowledge of the technology industry.

Claire holds a BSc. in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Loughborough. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant.

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