Jason Mayden

Jason Mayden
Designer-In-Residence, Accel Partners
Media Designer, Stanford University d.School.

During Jason Mayden's 13 plus years at Nike/Jordan, he had the great fortune of designing products for elite athletes, influencers and everyday heroes. From footwear to hardware, his experiences all have been centered around functional, inspirational and aspirational design. Mayden has a deep passion for servant leadership, youth culture and creativity, which of course are all connected by design.

Rise of the Creative Class

Jason Mayden has spent the last 14 years creating products, services and experiences that seek to amplify human potential through athletics and design. He has worked with world-class leaders and organizations such as Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Disney, Pixar, SAP, ESPN, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Apple and Nike—engendering creative cultures that are optimized to deliver value to their employees and the consumers.

Mayden’s work at the d.School and Accel Partners is focused on highlighting ways to provide entrepreneurial and educational opportunities for an emergent, youth-led demographic that he refers to as "Cultural Alchemist." Mayden co-founded Slyce with NBA superstar Steph Curry to focus on deepening the relationship between brands and influencers through content distribution and analytics.