Fred is a taxonomy design consultant and back-of-book indexer, with experience in information architecture and user experience research. He serves as senior taxonomist for K Street Partners. He previous served as manager of the taxonomy team for the Online Business Unit of Sears Holdings Corporation. He is an indexing instructor for the University of California, Berkeley Online Extension Division and regularly presents sessions and workshops on taxonomy design and indexing. He trained as an information architect at Argus Associates and has worked with such clients as Salesforce, IGT (international gaming company), Harpo, Inc., Disney, Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, LookSmart.com, and Hewlett-Packard.