Richard Tribone

Engineering Lead

Richard has worked for MAYA Design since 1997. He led the engineering discipline for 7 years, and now applies his skills in information architecture, systems engineering, quantitative modeling, and project management wherever there is a need. He can often be found managing long-term contractual relationships with some of MAYA’s largest clients.

Before joining MAYA, Richard spent 20+ years in the design and construction of integrated information and control systems, leading development efforts and delivering large-scale custom systems to heavy industry. His experience covers all aspects of the engineering and design business, including strategic planning and operations management.


BS Electrical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

Places I’ve Lived

Pittsburgh, PA
Beaver Falls, PA
Greenwich, CT
Cleveland, OH

My Superpower

Estimation; ranging from back-of-the-envelope ranges to parametric models.

Quote That Inspires Me

“The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed,”
-William Gibson

Books I Love

Sometimes a Great Notion, Ken Kesey
Non-Fiction: Notes on the Synthesis of Form, Christopher Alexander
Reference: The Whole Earth Catalog
Unclassified: Moby Dick, Herman Melville

Earliest Memory of Using Something High-Tech

Programming a DECsystem-10 in Algol (on punch cards, of course) and getting a Texas Instruments SR-50 calculator to replace my slide rule.