Jorge Arango is an information architect based in Oakland, CA. Over the past two decades he has designed information environments for all types of organizations, ranging from developing world non-profits to Fortune 500 corporations.
Jorge is a frequent speaker at global UX conferences. He is co-author of “Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond”, the fourth edition of O’Reilly’s celebrated “polar bear” book, and author of the upcoming “Living in Information” for Two Waves Books. He has also served the global UX community as president and director of the Information Architecture Institute, and as thematic director of the first World IA Day. Besides his consulting practice, Jorge is also an adjunct professor in the Interaction Design program at the California College of the Arts (CCA).
As a designer, Jorge aims to produce information environments that help people understand and interact with their world more effectively. He is influenced by his background in architecture, which he is passionate about.