A little About Peter
Peter Merholz has worked at the intersection of design, technology, and humans for over 25 years. He co-founded Adaptive Path, the premier user experience consultancy, acquired by Capital One in 2014.
Since leaving Adaptive Path, he’s worked as a design leader and executive, leading teams at Groupon, OpenTable, Jawbone, Capital One, Snagajob (now Snag), and Kaiser Permanente.
Peter has long been a contributor to the professional design community, through his writing, conference speaking, and events hosting.
In 2016 he co-wrote Org Design for Design Orgs, still the premier book on building in-house design teams.
Whether for 2 hours or 2 weeks or 2 months or 2 years, Peter adopts a consulting program that specifically meets your needs to to help design organizations amplify their effectiveness.
Peter has conducted training, both internally and at public events, for over 15 years. He has developed a set of workshops and structured conversations to help improve the operations of design organizations, and to improve practices of design leadership.
Org Design for Design Orgs
The first book to help people understanding how to best establishing successful in-house design teams. Co-written by Peter Merholz and Kristin Skinner, and drawing on their experience from building Adaptive Path, and working in-house at such companies as Capital One, Groupon, Microsoft, and OpenTable.
Covers subjects such as:
- Organizational models for design teams
- Recruiting and hiring designers
- Professional development and career ladders
- Design culture and collaboration with other
- People management of designers
Visit the website for Org Design for Design Orgs, including a blog with plenty of new thinking.