Founders

The Institute was founded by a dedicated, multi-national group of people volunteering their own time and resources to make the organization a reality.

The 2002-2003 Annual Report tells the story of our founding and first year.

Board of Directors (2002-2003)

Christina Wodtke, President
Senior Design Manager for Search and Marketplace, Yahoo!
[http://eleganthack.com/]

Lou Rosenfeld, Treasurer
Principal, Louis Rosenfeld LLC
[http://louisrosenfeld.com/]

Victor Lombardi, Secretary
Information Architect
[http://victorlombardi.com]

Peter Morville
President, Semantic Studios
[http://semanticstudios.com/]

John Zapolski
Design Manager, Yahoo!


Advisory Board (2002-2003)

An informal group of colleagues became the Leadership Council which subsequently became the Board of Advisors. During the first year, some people left and others joined. All are included in our permanent list of founders.

Michael Angeles
Information Specialist, Lucent Technologies
[http://studioid.com/]

Samantha Bailey
Assistant Vice President, Information Architecture, Wachovia Corporation
[http://baileysorts.com/]

Dan Brown
Acting Manager, Information Design and Content Management, Transportation Security Administration
[http://greenonions.com/dan/]

Madonnalisa Gonzales-Chan
Metadata Services Manager, Stanford Graduate School of Business
[http://www.mywhine.com]

Bev Corwin
President, Enso Company Ltd.
[http://www.enso-company.com/]

Dr. Andrew Dillon
Dean and Professor, School of Information, University of Texas, Austin
[http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/~adillon/]

Karl Fast
Ph.D candidate, University of Western Ontario

Jesse James Garrett
Partner, Adaptive Path
[http://jjg.net/]

Margaret Hanley
New Media Business Analyst, BBC

Andrew Hinton
Information Architect, Symetri
[http://memekitchen.com/]

Keith Instone
Information Architect, IBM
[http://keith.instone.org/]

Livia Labate
IA Independent Consultant
[http://www.livlab.com/]

Gunnar Langemark
Senior Consultant, Web Solutions, ComputerCamp as

Jeff Lash
User Experience Architect, Elsevier
[http://jefflash.com/]

Erin Malone
Director Product Design, AOL Web Properties
[http://emdezine.com/]

Jess McMullin
User Experience Consultant, Cognissa
[http://interactionary.com/]

Marcia Morante
President, KCurve, Inc.
[http://www.kcurve.com]

Eric Scheid
Information Architect, Ironclad Networks
[http://iawiki.net/EricScheid]

Rashmi Sinha
Principal, Uzanto Consulting
[http://www.uzanto.com]

Peter Van Dijck
Information Architect, Logical Design Solutions
[http://petervandijck.net/]

Thomas Vander Wal
Senior Internet Technologist / Web Support Manager, INDUS Corporation
[http://vanderwal.net/]

Javier Velasco
Information Architect - Chile
[http://mantruc.com/]

Todd Wilkens
Ph.D candidate, The University of North Carolina
[http://moresmarter.net/]

Shane Winegard
Principal, Inforte
[http://coinz.org/]