Dr. Art Murray
Applied Knowledge Sciences, Inc. USA



For over twenty years,Art Murrayand his team have helped organizations of all types transform themselves into knowledge enterprises. A knowledge engineer by trade, he has the unique ability to capture deeply embedded institutional knowledge, and grow that knowledge through fast learning and innovation. One of the many projects he is working on is transforming the Pan American Region of the World Health Organization into a knowledge-sharing enterprise, so they can quickly respond to health threats such as HIV/AIDS and bird flu. Art’s lifelong passion is building the Enterprise of the Future. Through this global research initiative, he is creating new business models for competing in a flat world by learning and innovating at a rate equal to the speed of change in the market. His many clients include government agencies, non-profit organizations, and companies of all sizes in the Americas and Europe. He is a member of the advisory boards of the Billion Minds Foundation, Going Global Ventures, Inc., and numerous other international corporations and non-profit organizations in the fields of science, integrative medicine and organizational learning. He is a keynote speaker, an editorial board member and reviewer for several scientific journals, and has been featured in numerous trade publications and radio programs. He holds the D.Sc. and M.E.A. degrees in Engineering Administration from The George Washington University, and the B.S.E.E. from Lehigh University.

As co-founder and president of AKS, over the past fourteen years Art has led numerous special projects in support of the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy (Energy Information Administration), Department of Justice (FBI), NASA, and the World Health Organization. Under DARPA’s agile manufacturing initiative, he built a knowledge network that captured and managed over 1,500 concepts, and 50,000 relationships, linked to a corpus of over 150 documents. For the System Planning Corporation, he provided technical support to DARPA on the Self-Aware Reasoning and Control System (SARACS) Program, the Arsenal Ship, and the RST-V Program. He supported the US Army Research Laboratory in the joint Russian-American development of Cognitive Computer Graphics technology. Under contract to the Enterprise Excellence Management Group, Inc., he served on an expert panel for NASA’s Knowledge Engineering for Safe Systems (KESS) program. For the Intelligence Community, he led a pilot program to capture the knowledge of senior investigators, and streamline the investigative process. He is currently leading several enterprise transformation efforts, in both the public and private sectors. As an adjunct professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Art developed and taught the first knowledge management course in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He was one of the first to conduct classroom discussions, examinations and virtual enterprise simulations over the Internet. He was the Director of Executive Programs in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering from 1999-2000. Currently, he is a Director and Chief Fellow at the Institute for Knowledge and Innovation, where he is leading the Enterprise of the Future Program.





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