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San Diego CFO Leadership Council Presents: Chat GPT & Generative AI: A CFO’s Guide

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

San Diego CFO Leadership Council

As a CFO, you know that staying ahead of the curve is crucial to driving growth and success in today’s ever-changing business landscape.

With the advent of AI technology, including natural language processing like ChatGPT, CFOs are empowered to make data-driven decisions with unprecedented speed and accuracy. But how do you make sense of this cutting-edge technology and use it to your advantage?

Join us for an exclusive national speaker event designed specifically for CFOs to learn how to leverage ChatGPT for maximum impact.

Our expert speakers will guide you through the basics of natural language processing and demonstrate how ChatGPT can be used to streamline financial reporting, optimize forecasting and gain valuable insights from data.


  • Understand the fundamentals of natural language processing and how it can be used to improve financial decision- making.
  • Learn how to create effective prompts for ChatGPT and optimize responses for accuracy and relevance.
  • Gain insights into how generative AI systems like ChatGPT can be used to automate repetitive tasks and improve workflow efficiency.
  • Discover best practices for integrating ChatGPT into your existing financial technology stack.
  • Understand the limitations and ethical issues associated with the technology.
  • Cyber risks are critical. CFOs are going to resist its use until they understand privacy types of issues. But at the same time, it may not be possible to stop employees form using it, so they have to learn about the potential exposures.


Phu Nguyen, CFO, ICE Cybersecurity brings experience from external and internal audit, financial analysis, controller, startups, M&A, and brand activation, to join the leadership force at ICE, Integrated Cybersecurity Engine. ICE provides managed security with a SaaS-based cyber solution.

Phu’s background allows him to bridge the understanding gap between the finance and IT offices to create a clear understanding of an organization’s risk by reducing noise and inefficiency.

Phu earned an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Master’s Degree in Accounting, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Accounting from the University of Missouri- Columbia.


Gerson Rodriguez, Director of AI Strategy and Partnerships, NetSuite Oracle is a Director AI Strategy and Partnerships at NetSuite. With a robust skill set that includes SaaS, CRM, Salesforce.com, ERP, Business Intelligence and more, Gerson Rodriguez contributes valuable insights to the industry leading the Product Management and Data Science teams for the Intelligent Suite, a portfolio of AI-powered features and applications that enhance NetSuite’s cloud-based ERP and CRM solutions. Gerson also oversees the DevX (Developer Experience) area, which provides a comprehensive platform and tools for developing, testing, deploying, and publishing NetSuite extensions and integrations.

With more than 10 years of experience in product management and over 20 years in the software industry, Gerson is passionate about empowering users to create extraordinary with simplicity, and building products that customers love. He has a proven track record of delivering innovative and impactful products, such as the new SuiteApp Marketplace, which integrates over 500 partners with NetSuite’s professional services organization. With a mission of creating great teams with a culture that fosters creativity, innovation, and inspiration, Gerson holds a LEAD Certificate in Corporate Innovation and Leadership from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, which has enhanced his skills in strategic thinking, agile product development, and coaching and mentoring.



Ty is currently the CEO of CommSafe AI, a Venture Capital-backed Artificial Intelligence company that specializes in sentiment analysis and anomaly detection for enterprise email and chat communications.


Ty is a combat decorated Navy SEAL, and an accomplished technology entrepreneur. Ty spent 20-years in service to the United States of America, to include six combat tours to Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan. During his service, Ty received various military decorations to include the Bronze Star with Valor, the Joint Commendation Medal with Valor, and the Combat Action Ribbon.


Ty began his naval career serving as an Italian translator for a Naval Support Activity in Sardinia Italy. Following the terror attacks of 9/11, Ty was selected for Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL school (BUD/s) in Coronado, CA. Following the completion of BUD/s and SEAL Qualification Training, Ty went on to complete successful tours of duty at SEAL Team Eight and SEAL Team One (ST-1). During his time at ST-1 Ty served in various leadership roles to include a tour of duty overseas as an Assaulter and Partner Force Team Leader for a National Mission Unit. As a Platoon Chief, Ty led ST-1, Echo Platoon through the pacification of 700+ enemy combatants in the Tangi Valley of Afghanistan; resulting in the issuance of more than 20 Valor awards to the men following his leadership, and a Navy Unit Commendation for SEAL Team One.


Ty received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the University of Arizona Global Campus, where he went on to serve on the Board of Trustees, a Master of Business for Veterans degree from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, and a Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of Arizona Global Campus. Ty is also a proud Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under the legendary Master Baret Yoshida.


June 13
8:30 am - 10:00 am
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4655 Executive Dr. 1st Floor
San Diego, CA 92121 United States
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