Who is

Dr. Anthony J. Rhem, PhD?

Dr. Anthony J. Rhem is an information systems professional with over thirty (30) years of experience in the field.

Since 1990, Dr. Rhem has served as the President and Principal Consultant of A.J. Rhem & Associates, a Knowledge Management, Artificial Intelligence and Systems Integration Consulting, Training, and Research firm located in Chicago, Illinois. 

As a consultant, strategist, and advisor, Dr. Rhem has worked with U.S. Fortune 500 corporations in retail, communications, financial, insurance, legal, logistics, education, healthcare, U.S. Government and the U.S. Military.

With over 30 years of experience in the technology field, Dr. Rhem uses his expertise as both a consultant and an educator in the areas of:

    • Knowledge Management
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Big Data
    • Software Engineering Methods
    • Software Architectures


Dr. Rhem is an accomplished author, speaker, and instructor in the fields of technology and management. He has had the pleasure of speaking at conferences in the US, Europe, Australia, Korea, and Iran.
Dr. Anthony Rhem at 2017 IBA conference in Sydney
During his career, Dr. Rhem has trained (and continues to train) hundreds of personnel across many organizations in the principles, practice, and application of:
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • Software Engineering Methodologies
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Knowledge Management
    • Information Architecture


Dr. Rhem holds corporate advisory positions as a member of the following Boards of Directors
  • Member – ASCII Group Inc., Bethesda Maryland (2016 – Present)
  • Chairman –  Board of Trustees, Knowledge Systems Institute, Skokie, Illinois: (2016 – 2018)
  • Chair – International Bar Association Law Firm Management Committee KM & IT Working Group (2018-Present)
  • Member – Technology Council of Advisors, Gerson Lehrman Group (2006–Present)
  • Member – Advisory Board, American University Master of Science Degree Program (2002–Present)
  • Member – Review Panel, National Science Foundation  (2004 – Present)
  • Member – Industry Advisory Board, International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE), July 2007–Present