Jorge Arango is an information architect with over 20 years of experience designing digital products and services. He is a partner in Futuredraft, a digital product and system design consultancy based in Oakland, CA. 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. 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.
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.