An Executive Judge at The Webbys, John Maeda has been included on Esquire’s 21 most important people in the 21st Century as well as the list of Time’s Top 140 Twitter Feeds in 2012. Currently, John Maeda serves as the Global Head, Computational Design and Inclusion (AKA: Head of Design) at Automattic.
As a technologist and artist, John has demonstrated the importance of computers as a medium and not merely as a tool. Recently, he shared a snapshot of the home screen of his phone with us—a glimpse into his search for the perfect calendar app. What’s more, Maeda published the story behind the background of his iPhone on his personal site.