Lou Rosenfeld

Panel Discussion:
Information Architecture in a Wireless World
Thursday, October 26, 2000
4:15 - 5:15 pm

Lou Rosenfeld is President and Co-Founder of Argus Associates, and has helped to pioneer the emerging field of information architecture. He has served as lead information architect on projects for such prestigious clients as AT&T, Borders Books & Music, Chrysler Corporation, Dow Chemical, SIGGRAPH, and UMI.

A leading information architecture evangelist, he co-authored (with Peter Morville) the best-selling book, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web (O'Reilly, 1998), has been a regular contributor to CIO, Internet World and Web Review magazines, and has written and edited numerous other books, book chapters, and scholarly articles. Lou also presents at numerous national conferences each year on the topics of information architecture and information retrieval and evaluation.

Lou has worked to introduce the principles of information science and librarianship to the Internet environment since 1990. In 1993, he founded a popular Internet research service, the Argus Clearinghouse, on these principles. Lou designed and co-taught some of the first academic information and library science courses that dealt specifically with the Internet (at The University of Michigan School of Information and Library Studies, 1993-1994).

Lou holds a Masters in Information and Library Studies and a B.A. in History, both from The University of Michigan.