Maria Giudice
VP, Experience Design, Autodesk

Website | @mgiudice

Innovator, artist, protagonist, and positive provocateur, Maria has pursued a vision of intelligent, elegant, people-centered design throughout her professional life. Her grasp of the pragmatic, the authentic, and the essential have kept her at the forefront of design and business for over 25 years.

Under Maria’s leadership, Hot Studio, the experience design firm she founded in 1997, grew into a full-service creative agency with an impressive list of Fortune 500 clients. In March 2013, Facebook acquired the talent behind Hot Studio. In 2015, she joined Autodesk as VP, Experience Design. Her latest book, Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design, is published by New Riders. Maria is an AIGA Design Fellow. She has spoken at conferences all over the world and currently serves as an adjunct professor and trustee at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

Sessions

Design & User Experience
Location: 2001
Moderated by:
Josh Damon Williams (Hot Studio, Inc. )
Panelists:
Darren David (Stimulant), Maria Giudice (Autodesk), Alon Salant (Carbon Five), Rob Spiro (Aardvark)
Average rating: ***..
(3.05, 22 ratings)
Designers are being asked for iteration and agility through software development, while a human-centered approach is now increasingly a requirement for development teams and business owners. We’ll focus on the emerging integration of these extremes and showcase the new ideas, tools, and techniques that are evolving into an increasingly overlapping and blurred terrain of conflict and collaboration. Read more.
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