Maeda Leaving RISD for Silicon Valley Job

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) President John Maeda announced he will leave RISD at the end of the fall semester to become a design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he will help entrepreneurs build design into their company cultures; he will also chair the eBay Design Advisory Board, working with the company to evolve design capabilities.

Watch Maeda’s message to RISD here:


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