John Fisher

Adjunct Faculty // Information Systems, Management Information Systems
School of Computing
John Fisher

Bio and Research Information

John Fisher is the President and Founder of Rethinking IT, a consulting company that helps client organizations save time and money by thinking differently about their business and technology functions. He is the past chairman of the CDM Leadership Council and a founding member of the CTI Alumni Board. Previously he was the Chief Value Officer with NET(net), Inc., a company that helps organizations optimize their IT investments; Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for SmithBucklin Corporation, the world's largest association business process outsourcer for non-profit organizations; an assistant vice president in the Technical Services Division of the CNA Insurance Companies and division manager at the Continental Illinois National Bank. John received his MS in computer science from DePaul and also holds an MA in the history of religions from the University of Ottawa. He also studied history of religions in the graduate school at Northwestern University.

Research Area

Information Systems, Management Information Systems

Specific Research Area

Role of the CIO in an organization

Professional Associations

Society for Information Management, Association of IT Professionals, Illinois Technology Association

Schedule for Fall 2023-2024

Courses Taught at DePaul

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