Peter Morville

Conference Keynote:
Thursday, October 26, 2000
8:30 - 9:15 am

Peter Morville is Chief Executive Officer of Argus Associates, a pioneering information architecture consulting firm. His company specializes in the design of organization, navigation, indexing, and searching systems that enable people to find and manage information more successfully.

Since 1993, he has consulted for some of the world's leading organizations, including AT&T, Barron's, Borders, 3Com, Compaq, CSC, DaimlerChrysler, Dow Chemical, Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, the University of Michigan, and the Weather Channel.

Peter is co-author (with Louis Rosenfeld) of the best-selling book on the subject, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web (O'Reilly & Associates), named "Best Internet Book of 1998" by and called "The Most Useful Book on Web Design on the Market" by Jakob Nielsen.

Over the past 6 years, Peter has written and spoken extensively about information architecture strategy and design. Peter currently writes the Strange Connections column for the Argus Center for Information Architecture.

Peter is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Michigan's School of Information where he co-teaches a course on information architecture. He is a member of the advisory board for Prophecy Inc., a developer of online educational applications for children.

Peter holds a Masters degree in Information and Library Studies from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in English Literature from Tufts University.