We drive the successful execution of your company’s AI strategy by working with you to engage, upskill, reskill, and activate everybody from the C-suite to the front line.

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Drive the success of AI by skilling up Everybody
of your company’s AI strategy by engaging, skilling, and activating everybody from the C-suite to the front line.
Align and focus your AI-Ready Workforce
all AI upskilling & reskilling initiatives on driving innovation, optimizing organizational performance, and achieving breakthrough competitive advantage at speed.
Develop an AI talent strategy
& high-performance-focused talent development framework that aligns all learning initiatives with strategic priorities & adapts to technological advances at speed.

What do companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook do differently?

  • They weave AI-fueling data acquisition into the DNA of each product and process which in turn drives new Digital business models. Any company in any vertical industry can do the same. And in doing so achieve remarkable results.

  • We work with you to develop the AI talent strategy, execution framework, and leadership, professional, and technical skills that you’ll need to get there.

Common Challenges


A Massive gap in Data, AI & 21st century technical & business skills.


A failure to upskill, engage & prepare the workforce to capitalize on AI & Data.


Workforce planning efforts that don’t hit the mark in this disruptive Digital Era.


Most digital transformation & AI initiatives fail or underdeliver on outcomes.

AI Talent Development Core Services


AI Talent Readiness Assessment

Assessing your team or organization’s current state and aligning with your needs and priorities.


AI Talent Management Service

Developing an AI talent strategy, workforce development plan, strategic planning process, partnership strategy, change management plan, digital platform, and execution framework that drives your corporate AI strategy.

Governance Development
Enterprise AI Academy Governance Development

Measuring and governing the impact on corporate KPI aligning and data training with companies AI and data strategy.
Academy Development

Enterprise AI Academy Development

Rapidly developing and deploying strategically-aligned, high-performance-focused programs tailored to your company’s unique requirements and priorities.


AI-for-EverybodyTM Signature Curriculum & AI Learning JourneysTM Development

Engaging, skilling, and activating everybody from the C-suite to the front line in ways that augment performance enterprise-wide and create new sources of corporate value.

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AI Use Case Deep Dives

Evolving a storehouse of replicable, high-value use cases.

Core AI & Data Programs, Certifications & Badges

AI Ready
For All
  • AI Ready (Level 1)
  • AI Powered (Level 2)
  • AI & Human Powered (Level 3)
  • AI Team Innovator (Level 4)
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For Leaders
  • AI Ready Leader
  • AI Business School – Strategy
  • AI Communications Leader
  • Authentic AI Leader
  • AI 4 Good Leader
AI Ready Talent Leader
For Talent, L&D, OD and Leaders
  • AI Ready Talent Leader
  • AI Thought Leader
  • AI Powered Talent Leader
For AI Product Managers and Business/AI Translators
  • Cross-Functional Innovation Team Lead
  • AI Product Manager
  • AI Product Strategist
  • AI Design Thinker
Human-Centric AI
For Society
  • Human-Centric AI (AI for Good)
  • AI Policy & Governance
  • AI Ready School
  • AI Ambassador/Community Lead
AI Use Cases for Manufacturing
For Industries
  • AI Use Cases for Manufacturing
  • AI Use Cases for Healthcare
  • AI Use Cases for Retail
AI Data Scientist
For Technologists
  • AI Data Scientist
  • AI Engineer
  • AIoT Engineer

Who We Serve

All Industries & government:

Agriculture, Automotive, Banking & Finance, Chemicals, Education, Energy, Oil, & Gas, Government & Defense, Healthcare, Pharma, & BioTech, Hi Tech, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail, Telco & Transportation.

All business functions:

Customer Service, Finance, HR & Talent Development, IT, Leadership & Management, Marketing and Advertising, Research & Development & Sales.

Meet The Experts

Barry Kaufman

Expert in designing global scale skilling programs.  Strategic advisor to Leading AI, IoT and Cloud companies on enterprise learning including Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Intel Systems.  Founder of AI-for-Everybody Program @ Fast Lane, and Line of Business Leader.  23 years in advanced and emerging technology education.  MS in Education. Deep expertise in AI, IoT and Cybersecurity. 

Zaki Mohammad

Zaki Mohammad, brings a wealth of experience and acumen from his previous roles as an executive, entrepreneur, consultant, full-stack developer, Enterprise solution architect, Data Scientist and AI practitioner, across multiple industry verticals and settings. Today, Zaki leads Fast Lane's own digital transformation journey, in tandem with helping Fortune 1000 enterprise customers with their AI and Digital Transformation initiatives, including developing platform business models, outcomes-based product development, talent management, sales and technical enablement through innovative learning and training experiences. He is an avid reader and an eternal student on how exponential technologies like AI are rapidly changing the business landscape.He is the Practice Lead for the business and technical curricula around AI, Data Science, IoT and Blockchain at Fast Lane.

Mark Allen

Background: Expert in AI Academy design, development, & leadership. Developed, trained, certified, & led a global network of AI instructors, engineers, & consultants (12 years). Developed & delivered courses in machine learning, deep learning, expert systems, & more. Worked closely with 7 AI experts & former faculty from MIT. Taught hundreds of organizations how to develop AI applications for real-time process monitoring & control, fault detection & diagnosis, process optimization, abnormal situation management, & more. Supported all industries. Evangelized AI globally.

Former CEO & Chief Consultant for Corporate University Xchange (CorpU). Worked with hundreds of CLOs & C-level leaders to transform organizational performance through strategic, high-performance-focused talent development (20 years). Supported a global network of hundreds of CLOs with sector-leading research & services.

Focus for Clients: AI talent strategy; AI academy design, development, governance, & maturity assessment; AI workforce planning; Strategy activation; AI-ready culture; Citizen-led innovation; Communication & change leadership; University partnerships; Authentic leadership; Impact measurement; AI-powered enterprise; AI for good.

For Fast Lane: Co-founder AI-for-Everybody program. Product strategy, design, development, & delivery. AI talent & AI academy consulting. Thought leadership & research.

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