We are all hungry for authenticity in the expressions we encounter. Many of us hope to change the world-or another person's perspective-with the things we make. This talk explores how RISD's critical making helps bring us closer.
President, Rhode Island School of Design
John Maeda joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2013 as Design Partner. He advises KPCB portfolio companies on how to maximize the impact of design in their products and company cultures. He serves on the boards of Sonos and Wieden+Kennedy. He also chairs the eBay Design Advisory Board and is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on New Growth Models and a trustee of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.