Considered one of the founders of the field, Lou Rosenfeld works as an independent information architecture consultant, helping such clients as Accenture, Caterpillar, the CDC, Ford, Microsoft, and the NCAA develop information architecture strategies and in-house expertise. Lou cofounded industry leader Argus Associates in 1990 and was its president from 1993-2001. He played a leading role in creating ASIS&T's successful series of annual information architecture summits and cofounded the field's professional association, the Information Architecture Institute, as well as UXnet, the User Experience Network.
Lou's recent work includes founding Rosenfeld Media, a publishing house focused on user experience books. He also teaches his popular seminars on enterprise information architecture in six cities yearly.
Lou has an advanced degree in information and library studies from the University of Michigan, where he has also taught graduate courses. Lou lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, Mary Jean Babic, their daughter, Iris, and Schwa the cat. He blogs at www.louisrosenfeld.com.
Books from Lou
- Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites (Author)
- From O'Reilly Media, released November 27th, 2006
- The post-Ajaxian Web 2.0 world of wikis, folksonomies, and mashups makes well-planned information architecture even more essential. How do you present large volumes of information to people who need to find what they're looking for quickly? This classic primer s...