As a technology consultant and Web designer, Tal has redesigned and built numerous Web sites and Internet applications. Most recently, he served as Senior Information Designer for the IBM Interactive Design Studio in Atlanta, the model for IBM's worldwide Centers for E-Business Innovation. Tal's IBM projects include the Web site; a hybrid CD-ROM/Web research database; the Shotlink tournament Intranet for the PGA Tour; and a business-to-business site for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

At Merrill-Hall, Tal has completed the information design for several projects, including the initial designs for the New Georgia Encyclopedia and the Altman, Kritzer, and Levick Web site.

Before moving into the technology field, Tal practiced law for eight years, first as a public defender, then as a staff attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, and finally as a sole practitioner. His degrees include an M.S. from Georgia Tech in Information Design and Technology, a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California-Berkeley, and a J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California-Berkeley.


Tal Herman