Knowledge Dynamics is a leading-edge developer, consultant, and tool provider for advanced training simulations, integrated performance support applications, and entertainment applications. Our suite of tools is based on open standards for Web-based and stand-alone delivery.

We offer the suite to development partners for the above uses and for adding intelligent interactions to customer-facing web sites.

Knowledge Dynamics was founded on the principles of employee ownership, lifelong learning, and the drive for fast, innovative software development. Knowledge Dynamics is based out of Evanston, IL.

To be the leading provider of intelligent enabling technology for enhancing the interactivity of learning and performance support solutions.

A world where Knowledge Dynamics software products help all learners achieve their full potential and all workers perform at their peak every day.


CEO Michael R. Smialek
Before founding Knowledge Dynamics, Mike was a manager at Andersen Consulting(Accenture) with six years of experience in the Emerging Technologies Solutions group. Mike helped pioneer the use of Artificial Intelligence in addressing client problems in the Financial Services, Insurance, and Manufacturing industry segments. Mike led many of Andersen Consulting's Artificial Intelligence initiatives and redefined the way they deliver Business Simulation engagements. Mike has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from RPI.

CTO Michael H. Rubin
Also from Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Mike was a consultant in Technology Research and Development and then later in AC's Business Simulation Line Of Business. Mike worked on a variety of client engagements, helping define enterprise architectures for customer-centric information systems. Mike led initiatives to deliver Java-based Business Simulation training solutions to AC clients. Mike graduated as a Chemical Engineer from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a Computer Science minor.