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, Mayden 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, Mayden successfully received his Master’s in General Management and Social Innovation from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and shortly thereafter he returned to Nike as the Global Director of Innovation for Nike’s Digital Sport division where he was responsible for the strategic investigation of new technologies and services, such as the Nike Fuel Band and the Nike+ platform.
Currently, Jason is an advisor, d.Fellow and Media Designer at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, a frequent lecturer at Stanford University’s prestigious Graduate School of Business and an advisory board member to his undergraduate alma mater, the College for Creative Studies. Mayden is also at Accel Partners assisting with the continuous development of Accel’s brand position amongst the global community of investors and entrepreneurs while working with portfolio companies on deepening and extending their knowledge and ability to create cultures of curiosity.
Lastly, Mayden is the CEO and Co-Founder of Super Heroic Inc. a business focused on creating quality play performance product, technology and services for elementary school aged children and families.