The latest news from and about MAYA

TEDxCMU

Apr 03 2011

Mickey McManus was a presenter at this event.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

The Madness of the Clouds

Mar 30 2011

In this Bloomberg Businessweek article, Mickey McManus tells us how it’s time to sort hype from reality when it comes to cloud computing.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

The Rotman School

Mar 28 2011

Mickey McManus participated in the Rotman School’s Design Thinking Experts Speaker Series. The topic of his session was “How Design Thinking Can Drive Innovation.” His talk was open to the public and attended by the Toronto business community, in addition to Rotman’s MBA students and faculty.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Princeton University

Dec 06 2010

Mickey McManus spoke to Princeton students (freshmen through grad students) in a campus-wide course called “Ventures to Address Global Challenges.”

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Canadian Task Force on Payments System

Nov 04 2010

Mickey McManus gave a roundtable presentation to leaders of industry, including those from major Canadian banks and other financial institutions. He challenged assumptions, emphasizing the importance of designing for a satisfying user experience. The Task Force was appointed by the Minister of Finance of Canada to make recommendations on the future of the Canadian payments system in light of technological and other changes.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

AIGA and AIA: Pecha Kucha Night

Oct 07 2010

Mickey McManus joined a worldwide celebration for designers when he presented at Pecha Kucha Night Pittsburgh at The Grey Box Theatre. Pecha Kucha Night happens each year in hundreds of cities, where young designers network and presenters share their stories, collections, products, and/or work—in 6 minutes and 40 seconds.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Cusp Conference 2010 - “The Design of Everything”

Sep 23 2010

Mickey McManus was a presenter at the Cusp Conference held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Theater in Chicago, September 22-23. The conference provides a broad framework for discussion about a wide range of ideas and topics related to “the design of everything.” Mickey talked about biomimicry and its role in taming the complexity of the trillion node world.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

“The Cloud” as Hindenburg?

Aug 31 2010

Journalist James Fallows calls Mickey McManus’s reference to “The Cloud” as Hindenburg the “pithiest single sentence” he heard at the Aspen/Atlantic Ideas Festival. Mickey was a keynote at the Festival on July 7, 2010.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Many businesses are finding less to worry about by shifting IT services to independent providers

Aug 13 2010

In this Pittsburgh Business Times article about cloud computing, Mickey McManus takes a contrarian view, arguing that there are risks when businesses put their data into a few cloud companies.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Keynote: Aspen Ideas Festival

Jul 07 2010

Mickey McManus was a keynote speaker at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival. The Festival is a conversation-packed exploration of some of the most important ideas and pressing issues the world faces. Presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic magazine, the Festival strives to highlight the ideas of a diverse group of experts at the forefront of their fields and of leaders whose actions are changing the world.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal