Jeremy kirshbaum
Generative AI Advisor and Strategist

Jeremy is a venture builder and strategist who has been working with clients to understand, plan and implement generative AI projects since 2019. He founded the generative AI consultancy Handshake (, where he builds custom generative AI systems for companies, conducts strategic research, and trains organizations all over the world in generative AI. Alongside his work with Fortune 500 executive teams, governments, and NGOs, he teaches the Generative AI Masterclass -- one of the top-rated courses on He is writing a book with Bob Johansen of Institute for the Future about the intersection of senior leadership and generative AI, on shelves in March 2025.