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Peter Morville

Board Member
Founder and Director
Semantic Studios

Peter Morville is president and founder of Semantic Studios, a leading information architecture and user experience consulting firm. He is best known for helping to create the discipline of information architecture, and he serves as a passionate advocate for the critical roles that search and findability play in defining the user experience.

Morville's bestselling books include Information Architecture for the World Wide Web and Ambient Findability. He advises such clients as AT&T, Harvard, IBM, the Library of Congress, Microsoft, the National Cancer Institute, Vodafone, and the Weather Channel. His work on experience strategy and the future of search has been covered by Business Week, The Economist, Fortune, NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. As Chief Executive Officer of Argus Associates (1994-2001), Peter helped build one of the world's most respected information architecture firms, serving clients such as AT&T, Barron's, HP, IBM, L.L.Bean, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Vanguard and the Weather Channel. He has also worked with libraries, universities, nonprofits and foundations.

People

  • Alison Head

    Alison Head

    Director and Principal Investigator
    Research Scientist
    University of Washington's iSchool

  • R. David Lankes

    R. David Lankes

    Board Member
    Professor
    Syracuse University's iSchool

  • Peter Morville

    Peter Morville

    Board Member
    Founder and Director
    Semantic Studios

  • David Nasatir

    David Nasatir

    Board Member
    Visiting Professor
    UC Berkeley, Sociology (Retired)

  • Lee Rainie

    Lee Rainie

    Board Member
    Founder and Director
    Pew's Internet & American Life Project

  • Karen Schneider

    Karen Schneider

    Board Member
    University Librarian
    Holy Names University

  • Michael Eisenberg

    Michael Eisenberg

    Chairperson
    Lifelong Learning Board
    Dean Emeritus and Professor
    University of Washington's iSchool