Jason Mayden of Stanford d.school/Accel shares his path to becoming more than society expected of him and creating moments that allow people to be themselves. And of course, that sometimes a #DrakeBreak is necessary.
Jason Mayden is a Designer/Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Accel Partners and lecturer at Stanford University's d.School. Prior to joining Accel and Stanford he spent 13+ years at Nike where he led and contributed to the creation of innovative sport performances products for athletes and cultural icons such as Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, Derek Jeter, and Michael Jordan. Since leaving Nike, he has worked with industry leading organizations, such as Pixar, Google, Disney, LinkedIn Pinterest and Apple to help develop strategies focused on building and scaling diverse and inclusive creative organizations.