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Cory Cannon

Chief Knowledge Operations
Knowledge Managment Office
U.S. Forces Korea
Cannon Enterprises L.L.C.

Picture of Cory CannonMr. Cory Lee Cannon., (Major USAR), from Emporia, Kansas is a Certified Knowledge Manager through Knowledge Management Institute, Knowledge Management Professional through the Army Knowledge Management Proponent Office and is currently working as Chief Knowledge Operations at United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea (UNC/CFC/USFK) in Seoul, South Korea. Responsible for Knowledge gap analysis, Battle Rhythm synchronization between the three commands, and integrating Knowledge Management into the plans process to support the Commander's decision-making process. 

Mr. Cannon graduated from Emporia State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2001. He also graduated with a Masters in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Political Science from Fort Hays State University in 2012. Graduated as a Knowledge Management Professional (ASI 1E) at the United States Army Knowledge Management Qualification Course in 2012. Completed the International Knowledge Management Institute Certified Knowledge Manager Course in 2013. He has completed the Organizational Knowledge-Sharing Strategy course through the World Bank Group and Bangkok University in 2017.

He has served over 19 years in the United States military between his enlisted time 1998- 2002 in the United States Marine Corps as a field radio operation, where he rose to the rank of Lance Corporal then transferred to the United States Army Reserves where from 2005 to 2015 he deployed 3 times to Iraq and Kuwait where he was a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer for a Transportation Company which performed Convoy Logistics Platforms in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His second deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn he was the Deputy Knowledge Management Officer for an Expeditionary Sustainment Command.  In his most recent deployment he was assigned to the Combined/Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve in Kuwait where he was the Chief Knowledge Manager for the 66-nation coalition for the fight against ISIL

Mr. Cannon is the President of Cannon Enterprises L.L.C. and CEO of Knoco Kanas. Founder of the Emporia State University Political Science Alumni Board, Life member of the Reserve Officers Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Quarter Horse Association.

His military awards include the Joint Service Commendation Metal, Meritorious Service Metal, Army Commendation Metal (2), Army Achievement Medal (2), and the Combat Action Badge.

Published Academic Articles:

Cannon, C. (2016). 'Knowledge Management in a Combined/Joint Environment'. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 118, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, 10(10), 1697 - 1700.



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