The latest news from and about MAYA

Smartmoney.com

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

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

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

In MAYA’s “kiva,” where it is, is what it is.

Nov 13 2008

The Pittsburgh Business Times interviewed Mick McManus about how MAYA’s circular “kiva” with its nearly 360-degree whiteboards (hey, we had to have a door) makes ideation sessions more fruitful (and fun). Modeled after the round ceremonial chambers of the ancient Anasazi culture of the American Southwest, MAYA’s kiva encourages both freedom of interaction and the visual expression of ideas.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Healthcare Design ’08 - Keynote

Nov 09 2008

HEALTHCARE DESIGN 08 is the premier conference devoted to how the design of responsibly built environments directly impacts the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities now and into the future. Mickey McManus discussed the power of true Human-Centered Design as practiced in a deeply collaborative environment.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

Nov 07 2008

Mickey McManus spoke to business school students about how the key principles of design thinking can be applied to business challenges, and how MAYA is using them not only to create more satisfying user experiences but also to drive change in traditional, product-centered organizations.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Pop Star: Mickey McManus

Aug 20 2008

MAYA president and CEO Mickey McManus is interviewed by Pop City Pittsburgh about our vision of the future and how we help clients to prepare for it.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

The Invisible Exhibitor

Jun 18 2008

MAYA CEO Mickey McManus released two new research papers about Human-Centered Design within the Exhibition Industry at ECEF 2008. This research was co-sponsored by The ExpoGroup.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal