John Maeda is an American executive, designer, technologist, author, TED speaker, artist, investor, teacher, and Chief Experience Officer at Publicis Sapient.
John Maeda is the Chief Experience Officer of Publicis Sapient, he is also an artist, designer, and a former president of the Rhode Island School of Design. We got John on the podcast to talk about his new book; How To Speak Machine. The book presents a framework for creatives to expand their knowledge in the digital world where perhaps they feel a little left behind. John argues that by understanding 'computational design', 'classical creatives' we be able to up their game
For anyone who is part of the design world, the name John Maeda immediately commands respect. Having served as the President for the Rhode Island School of Design, transitioned to the world of Silicon Valley, and now in a new role at Publicis Sapient, our next guest has had a breadth of experience with the wildly changing worlds of design and technology. John walks us through career-defining moments like meeting his idol, legendary graphic designer Paul Rand, and what he has learned on the way, including the often exclusive nature of the tech world.Follow us everywhere @TheWebbyAwardsKeep up with David-Michel @dmdlikesOur Producer is Terence BrosnanOur Editorial Lead is Jordana JarrettMusic is Podington Bear  See for privacy and opt-out information.
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Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, United States of America
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1 hour, 53 minutes
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