Experts in Bringing IT Solutions for Your Business

Since 2006, Rethinking IT has been providing comprehensive IT consulting services for companies in various industries. Our team offers quality solutions that will help you achieve optimal results.

Our Vision

We will be a trusted advisor for our clients—always providing thought leadership as well as valuable, honest, and accurate information. This will help you make the most appropriate decisions concerning your company’s technology needs.

Our Core Values

We uphold honesty and integrity in all our engagements and foster an environment of mutual respect. It is our team’s commitment to be accountable and responsible for every service we offer.

Our Commitment

Our team believes that a firm’s culture reflects in what they do, how they do it, and the value they bring to the world. We advocate for our clients and provide them with an objective view based on our more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Rethinking IT strives to gain and keep our clients’ trust by focusing on their best interests.

About Our Founder

John Fisher is our founder and the company’s principal consultant. He has implemented solutions through the effective use of technology in various business and nonprofit sectors. He has also completed successful consulting engagements in diverse industries, including:

Financial Services



Professional Services






He is a frequent speaker at industry events on topics such as leadership, negotiations, and strategy. John teaches graduate level courses at DePaul University in IT Strategy, Social Media, Negotiation, Leadership and Project Management. He is also a volunteer mentor and consultant with SCORE Chicago, an organization that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. He lives with his wife, Jeanne, on a 4-acre hobby farm with two horses, three goats and a coonhound named Guinness.


In 2002, Fisher was named CIO of the Year by the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals. He is also a nationally acknowledged IT Executive and was named one of the Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2006.


Educational and Career Background

John acquired his bachelor’s degree in Communication from Southern Illinois University and his master’s degree in Computer Science from DePaul University. Later on, he became one of the founding members and chairman of DePaul CDM Leadership Council. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapters of the Society for Information Management and the Association of IT Professionals.


Current Endeavors

Fisher is frequently invited to industry events as a speaker on topics like negotiations, leadership, and running IT as a business. John is also an adjunct faculty member at DePaul University, where he teaches in the following graduate-level courses:

IT Strategy



Social Media

Project Management