Glenn Hopper (born May 8, 1972) is an American author, financial technology expert, and filmmaker.[1][2][3] He is the former CFO of Sandline Global[4] and current CFO of Eventus Advisory Group.[5] He wrote Deep Finance: Corporate Finance in the Information Age.[6]

Career change

Hopper began his career in 1995 as an editor, journalist, and public affairs specialist in the United States Navy. He worked in telecommunications in the early 2000s as a product manager and later as a finance leader. He started his CFO career by joining HCT Investments. He produced and wrote Neil H. Weiss’s directed thriller movie The Hanged Man (2007).

As of 2021, Hopper was the CFO of Sandline Global. He is currently[when?] director/CFO at Eventus Advisory Group.[7] He is a member of American Mensa. He volunteers his time for The Analytics Foundation.[8]

Hopper is at the forefront of a group he labels New Age CFOs. They see the expanding role of finance departments in modern businesses.[9]

In May 2023, Hopper was part of a virtual event panel discussion on Generative AI in Finance at Harvard Digital, Data, and Design Institute.[10]

Publications change

  • Deep Finance: Corporate Finance in the Information Age, published on 20 August 2021 (ISBN 1-637-35027-0 Parameter error in {{ISBN}}: Invalid ISBN.)
  • Quitless: The Power of Persistence in Business and Life, published on 13 March 2021 (ISBN 1-637-35053-8)[11]
  • Unbounded Rationality: The Future of Decision Making in an AI-Driven World. Harvard Beacon

References change

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  2. Bigman, Dan (2023-06-08). "Tips: How CFOs And Finance Teams Can Practice With ChatGPT Safely". StrategicCFO360. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  3. "Increasing EBITDA in 10 Steps | The Los Angeles Tribune". 2023-03-02. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  4. "The 6 a.m. CFO: How Sandline Global's CFO Glenn Hopper Starts His Day". CFO. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  5. "AI chatbots are coming for finance". CFO Brew. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  6. McCullough, Jack. "The CFO Summer 2022 Reading List". Forbes. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  7. Capa, Siyamtanda (2023-04-20). "Friend or foe: will Chat-GPT elevate the finance function?". The CFO. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  8. Buzz, Brand (2022-02-09). "Glenn Hopper - A True Renaissance Man - Time Bulletin". Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  9. admin (2022-10-17). "Can Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Replay Key Positions in the Financial Sector?". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  10. "Generative AI in Corporate Finance". Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard. Retrieved 2023-08-25.
  11. admin (2022-02-02). "Glenn Hopper Provides a Roadmap for an AI-enabled Financial Transformation of Business". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 2023-08-25.