John Maeda: How Art, Technology and Design Inform Creative Leaders August 29, 2017August 30, 2017 by admin.daring In this TED talk, President of the Rhode Island School of Design, John Maeda, shares a lifetime of work in art, design, and technology, concluding with a picture of creative leadership in the future. Courtesy of TED Talks 561.391.3322. Fresh Ideas. Thoughtful Design. Inspired Results.