From Innovation Hub: John Maeda on Why Tech Loves Design:

John Maeda at Davos (image: Robert Scoble)
John Maeda at Davos (image: Robert Scoble)

Kleiner Perkins design partner, former President of RISD and MIT Media Lab professor. Photo by Robert Scoble [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons