Chairman, MAYA and Research Fellow, Autodesk
Mickey McManus is a visiting research fellow at Autodesk, and principal and chairman of the board at MAYA Design, a design consultancy and innovation lab. He is a pioneer in pervasive computing, collaborative innovation, human-centered design and education. Mr. McManus holds nine patents in the area of connected products, vehicles and services, and he spearheaded the launch of MAYA’s pervasive computing practice. In 2012 he co-authored the award-winning book Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology. Trillions serves as a field guide to the future, where devices outnumber people and computing will be freely accessible in the ambient environment.