Peter Morville

[Photo] Peter  Morville

Peter Morville is president of Semantic Studios, an information architecture and findability consultancy. For over a decade, he has advised such clients as AT&T, IBM, Microsoft, Harvard Business School, Internet2, Procter & Gamble, Vanguard, and Yahoo!. Peter is best known as a founding father of information architecture, having coauthored the field's best-selling book, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web.

Peter has served on the faculty at the University of Michigan's School of Information and on the advisory board of the Information Architecture Institute. He delivers keynotes and seminars at international events, and his work has been featured in major publications, including Business Week, The Economist, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal.

You can contact Peter Morville by email (morville@semanticstudios.com). You can also find him online at www.semanticstudios.com and www.findability.org.

Books from Peter

[Book Cover] Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become (Author)
From O'Reilly Media, released September 26th, 2005
How do you find your way in an age of information overload? How can you filter streams of complex information to pull out only what you want? Why does it matter how information is structured when Google seems to magically bring up the right answer to your questi...
[Book Cover] Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
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...