Jesse James Garrett has been working in the industry since 1995. He has had a hands-on role in almost every aspect of web development, from interface design and programming to content development and high-level strategy. His experience includes work for companies such as AT&T, Boeing, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, and Ingram Micro. Jesse is one of the founding partners of Adaptive Path, a user experience consulting firm based in San Francisco. In the information architecture community, Jesse is recognized as a leading contributor to the development of this rapidly evolving discipline. The tools and concepts he has developed are currently used by information architects around the world.