Jason Mayden is a super designer.
Jason Mayden is MS Designer + Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Accel Partners, CEO + Founder Super Heroic, and Media Design Lecturer at Stanford d.school.
In his previous role at Nike, Jason oversaw the design and execution of all conceptual products, data driven innovations, and inline lifestyle and performance product for Jordan Brand, as the Senior Global Design Director. During his 13+ year career at Nike, he led and contributed to the creation of innovative sport performances products for athletes and cultural icons such as Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, Derek Jeter, and Michael Jordan. In 2011, Jason received his Master’s in General Management and Social Innovation from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Shortly thereafter he returned to Nike as the Global Director of Innovation for Nike Digital Sport, where he was responsible for the strategic investigation of new technologies and services, such as the Nike Fuel Band.
Most recently, Jason was the VP of Design at Mark One, an IoT startup focusing on the intersection of consumption and behavior change. Also a d.Fellow and Media Designer at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, Jason is a frequent lecturer at Stanford University’s prestigious Graduate School of Business, a regular columnist/blogger for Hypebeast Magazine and hypebeast.com, and an advisory board member to his undergraduate alma mater, the College for Creative Studies. He also spent time at Accel Partners, assisting with the continuous development of Accel’s brand position among the global community of entrepreneurs, while working with portfolio companies on deepening and extending their knowledge and ability to create cultures of curiosity.
In 2017 Jason launched his own brand, Super Heroic, a business focused on providing quality play performance footwear, apparel and technology for elementary school aged children. The brand is thriving and Jason is passionate about spreading the Super Heroic message!