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John Maeda

Vice President Of Design And Artificial Intelligence

American technologist and product experience leader. Currently vp of design and artificial intelligence at Microsoft. Author of five books including a gentle intro to AI/ML "How To Speak Machine (Penguin)" and the "Laws of Simplicity (MIT Press)." Represented in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NYC and the Cartier Foundation, Paris. First recipient of White House’s National Design Award for algorithmically-generated visualizations informed by data.

> “Maeda is to design what Warren Buffett is to finance.” —Wired Magazine

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