Abby Covert

Information Architect, Abby the IA



Abby Covert is an independent information architect working and living in New York City. She specializes in delivering a collaborative information architecture process and teaching those that she works with along the way. She speaks and writes under the pseudonym Abby the IA, focusing on sharing information architecture content with those working within the design and technology communities. She is the author of "How to Make Sense of Any Mess" a book about information architecture for everybody.

Abby prides herself on being an active organizer and mentor within the design community. She holds credit for inventing World Information Architecture Day. World IA Day 2015 served 36 locations across 24 countries and more than 6000 attendees globally. She currently serves as president of the Information Architecture Institute, a global non-profit membership organization focused on empowering IA leadership, with members in 73 countries.

Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University 2004




Thesis II: Information Architecture & Resolution