The latest news from and about MAYA

RSA Conference 2009

Apr 20 2009

Mickey McManus presented “Team-based Innovation” at the RSA Innovation Sandbox at RSA Conference 2009 in San Francisco. The Sandbox is a half-day event focused on the future of innovation security.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Keynote, Economist CIO Forum

Mar 24 2009

Mickey McManus was a keynote speaker at the Economist CIO Forum in New York City. He spoke to an elite group of chief information officers and senior IT leaders about how the computing establishment is about to face a monumental “innovator’s dilemma,” but few people even realize it.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Exhibitor 2009, Las Vegas

Mar 22 2009

Paul Gould co-taught a workshop about “Space, Time and the Attendee,” showing how attendees at trade shows are affected by physical space and time constraints.

Paul Gould
Senior Designer

Mar 16 2009

See Mickey McManus’s interview with SmartMoney about the importance of taking smart risks and diversifying during a downturn.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Wall Street Journal Digital Network

Mar 12 2009

Mickey McManus claims that companies need to design two years out into the future, and that innovation and development are the key to survival in the economic downturn.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

MacDonald Sends Architectural Students Out into the Community to Learn

Feb 17 2009

The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote an article about how MAYA’s VP of Operations, Dutch MacDonald (a registered architect), teaches the business side of architecture to architectural students at Carnegie Mellon University.

Dutch MacDonald
President & CEO

Tepper School of Business

Feb 05 2009

Mickey McManus gave a presentation at the Business and Technology Club at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. His talk focused on “Applying Design Thinking to Business Challenges” in a world headed towards a trillion connected devices.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Annual Meeting

Jan 13 2009

Mick McManus presented how to “Transform Your Show by Understanding the Human Dimension.” Informed by MAYA’s firsthand research with the “invisible” exhibitor and the “invisible” attendee, he revealed what truly matters to each, and how it could affect the future of a trade show.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Chris Pacione Speaks on Pittsburgh Technology Council’s TechVIBE Radio Show

Dec 15 2008

Chris Pacione was a guest on Pittsburgh Technology Council’s TechVIBE Radio Show on Monday, Dec 15. The show aired live on Pittsburgh Renaissance Radio 1360 AM WMNY. He discussed Human Centered Design and our workshops.

Expo! Expo! IAEE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Dec 11 2008

Mickey McManus participated in a panel discussion entitled “Exhibitors and Attendees in Their Natural Habitat: Tools and Metrics for Analyzing Showsite Behavior to Improve Your Show.”

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal