Peter Merholz

Peter Merholz

Co-author of Org Design for Design Orgs

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About Peter

Peter Merholz is a user experience and design executive with over 20 years experience across a broad range of digital media. He co-wrote Org Design for Design Orgs, the first book dedicated to the organization, management, and operations of in-house design teams.

In 2001, Peter co-founded Adaptive Path and was instrumental in its growth from a small boutique firm to a renowned international consultancy. More recently, he led the global design teams at Snagajob and Groupon. Peter is also perhaps most (in)famous for coining the word “blog” in 1999. Really. In the OED and everything. Since then, he’s been blogging continuously at