Adam Polansky is a
Senior Information Architect with Travelocity, a Sabre
Holdings company, where he concentrates on internet
applications for the cruise industry. Prior to that, his work as an independant contractor brought him to such firms as Texas Instruments, i2 Technologies and The Fleming Companies.
Adam served as Senior Information Architect at Rare Medium Inc. an international Internet business consultancy. His efforts helped to define the role accross the company's many locations worldwide serving as both a practical mentor and a direct instructor to those transitioning into the role of IA.
Active in the broader community of the discipline as well, he is a member of the Asilomar Institute for Information Architecture, and the American Society of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), where he served on the first advisory committee for the SIG-Information Architecture. He is a charter member of both the former Dallas Internet Society and the Dallas/Fort Worth Internet Marketing Association. He has been an invited speaker at international functions on Information Architecture and is a regular contributor to various forums within the discipline including the SIGIA list serve that he helped found and which currently boasts over 3000 subscribers.
Before joining Rare Medium, he served as creative director for Graphic Communicators Advertising in Dallas, where he supervised advertising art. As Operations Manager with Midway Press in Dallas, he oversaw the printing of more than 70 monthly and weekly newsprint periodicals. He also managed Sales Service for Epoch Solutions, one of the oldest
business forms distributors in the country, where he served as primary contact for national clients in the chemical, petroleum, industrial roofing and insurance industries. Mr. Polansky's experience also includes the
Radio Shack Division of the Tandy Corporation as a Retail Sales Manager.
Honorably discharged from the United
States Air Force, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Business Administration from the University of Texas at