University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce

Rian Gorey

Rian Gorey is the US Practice Executive for IBM’s Knowledge & Content Management Consulting Practice. In this role, Mr. Gorey is responsible for design and delivery of services which help clients transform their capacity to create, share, apply and value knowledge for competitive advantage.   He speaks and writes often on the topics of knowledge creation and sharing and the management of intellectual capital.  In his eighteen years of business management experience, Mr. Gorey has enabled companies business transformation efforts through development of strategies, new processes and organizational designs.  He has led efforts to build knowledge management capabilities both internally and with clients.

Prior to joining IBM in 1999, Mr. Gorey was a strategy and business transformation consultant for Andersen Consulting, now Accenture, and Andersen (formerly Arthur Andersen).  Mr. Gorey led both internal and external Knowledge Management initiatives in Andersen's Business Consulting Practice. He created and led Andersen's Knowledge Management Competency Center for four years and was responsible for the design and delivery of Knowledge Management services to clients as well as development of their Knowledge Management methodology and training.