design http://ripr.org en RISD President Maeda Leaving For Job In Silicon Valley http://ripr.org/post/risd-president-maeda-leaving-job-silicon-valley <p>Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda announced Wednesday that he is leaving the school for a job in Silicon Valley.</p><p></p><p></p><p>In a released statement, Maeda said he’s leaving RISD to take a job as a design partner with the top-tier venture capital firm of Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. Maeda leaves campus at the end of this semester, starting his new job next month. Maeda calls the move quote, “an irresistible pathway to strengthen design’s place in the digital age.”</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:20:08 +0000 Catherine Welch 25770 at http://ripr.org RISD President Maeda Leaving For Job In Silicon Valley