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Sunday, March 15 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Design in Tech Report

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The hallmark of today’s most beloved technology products and services is a tangible balance of design and engineering that perfectly blends form and function. Whether it’s an innovative thermostat like Nest, a novel digital magazine like Flipboard or a new payment system like Square, design has emerged as an essential component in both consumer and enterprise technology products and as a sought-after discipline at tech startups. In the inaugural Design and Technology Trends Report, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Design Partner John Maeda will provide a data-driven examination of the intersection of design and technology, its implications and manifestations, providing insights and best practices on how to harness the power of both great design and powerful engineering. Maeda will draw on examples from his past experiences as the President of Rhode Island School of Design and the head of the MIT Media Lab, as well as his current role as Design Partner at venture capital firm KPCB.

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John Maeda

Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
John Maeda is Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, where he works with KPCB’s entrepreneurs and portfolio companies to build design into their company cultures. He served as the 16th president of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) from 2008 through 2013, during... Read More →

Sunday March 15, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
ACC Exhibit Hall 5

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