Global Head of Design at Automattic
John Maeda is an American executive spearheading a new convergence across the design and technology industries. He currently advises dozens of technology businesses as a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers — a world-leading venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. An internationally recognized speaker and author, Maeda’s books include The Laws of Simplicity, Creative Code, and Redesigning Leadership. Maeda holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, an MBA from Arizona State University, and a PhD from University of Tsukuba in Japan.