John Maeda

John Maeda (born 1966 in Seattle, Washington) is a Japanese-American graphic designer, computer scientist, academic, and author. His work in design, technology and leadership explores the area where the fields merge. He was the President of the Rhode Island School of Design from 2008 to 2013. He is currently a Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.Maeda was originally a software engineering student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, when he became fascinated with the work of Paul Rand and Muriel Cooper. Cooper was a director of MIT's Visual Language Workshop.
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    … chat about CMO leadership in digital transformation — and how they’re governing marketing technology as a part of that mission. And for a fascinating fireside chat at the end of Day 1, Eric Stahl, the SVP of Product Marketing at Salesforce, and Chandar Pattabhiram, VP of Product & Corporate Marketing at Marketo, will join me to discuss…

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  • First look at the MarTech 2015 San Francisco agenda…

    … of organizations. And we have an absolute killer keynote planned from John Maeda — design partner at KPCB, former president of the Rhode Island School of Design, former professor at MIT and head of research at the pioneering MIT Media Lab, the author of The Laws of Simplicity and Redesigning Leadership, champion of the STEM to STEAM movement, and an artist…

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