Mickey McManus is a research fellow in the Office of the CTO at Autodesk as well as principal and chairman of the board at MAYA Design, a technology design and innovation lab. He is a pioneer in the field of collaborative innovation, pervasive computing, human-centered design, and education.
In 2012, he coauthored the book "Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology," a field guide to the future, when computing will be freely accessible in the ambient environment.
Mickey's work has been published in Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. He holds nine patents in the area of connected products, vehicles, and services. During Mickey’s tenure as CEO of MAYA, the company won numerous Consumer Electronic Association (CEA) awards for product innovation and was selected multiple times as a top 20 “Best Small Company in America to Work For” by Fortune, Inc, and Entrepreneur magazines.