Previous Positions

Stage director, The Royal Danish Theatre
Senior Copywriter, Bergsøe/Cross-Border Communications
Information architect/usability specialist, E-Reiss & Associates

Education

Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Other stuff

Author, Skabet (JC Jumbo Data, 1985)
Author, The Compleat Talking Machine (Sonoran, multiple editions)
Author, Practical Information Architecture (Addison-Wesley, 2000)
Chairman, EuroIA Summit Committee
Former two-term president of the IA Institute
Associate Professor, Instituto de Empresa Business School
Advisory Board, Copenhagen Business School, Dept. of Informatics
Advisory Board, Romanian Information Architecture Association
Honorary Member, Michigan Antique Phonograph Society

Miscellaneous

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Selected testimonials from LinkedIn

“Eric L. Reiss is like a one man army and is simply the most talented, creative and structured marketing professional that I have ever worked with. I simply lack words for describing how strongly I recommend Eric.”

Michael Seifert, CEO Sitecore A/S 

“Many write, but few inspire. Listening to Eric speak, reading his books or his articles, or watching him engage a room full of listless, dull-eyed technologists makes you realize just how special he is. A true thought-leader in information architecture, business communications, and user experience, Eric exudes confidence, competence, and a clarity of purpose hardly anyone comes close to. I would recommend Eric with utterly no reservations.”

Joe Sokohl, HCI, Iconmedialab

“Eric is a badass information architect and usability guru. He is also an all-round very nice guy, always eager to lend a hand, and on top of all this, is a gentleman at level you seldom see.”

Anders Schrøder, UI Designer, Nokia

“Eric is a brilliant thought leader – he's creative and inspiring, smart and technically savvy – plus he's one of the best presenters around. Eric engages his audience in the same way that he works with his clients – by designing the best possible user experience.

Lisa Colvin, Director, User Experience, Adapt Technologies

“We have had the genuine pleasure of having Eric as a keynote speaker at several conferences, e.g. "Usability Dagene 2005" (Usability Days 2005) and "Usability Dagene 2006". Eric has always received the best score among our keynote speakers, since his contributions are both highly relevant for usability professionals and motivational.

Jes Allersted, Senior Consultant, Danish IT Society / DANSK IT

“I have worked with Eric many times over the past 10 years and at several occasions, Eric's contributions to the task made the difference between failure and success! Eric's work is characterized by dedication and creativity. He's always open for a serious discussion on how to improve things and his skills & knowledge goes way beyond writing/editing very professional texts.”

Thomas Sandholdt, formerly of Ambu A/S

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