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 30 years. Under Maria’s leadership, Hot Studio, the award-winning experience design firm she founded in 1997, grew into a full-service creative agency with an impressive list of Fortune 500 clients. In 2013, Facebook acquired the talent behind Hot Studio, where Maria worked as a Director of Product Design. From 2015-2018, she worked at Autodesk as VP, Experience Design. Maria is also the Co-author of “Rise of the DEO”.
Talks by Maria
The Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design
TopicsDesign Strategy, Leadership
Just as we took our cues from MBAs in casting the ideal CEO of the 20th century, we...
Remaking the Making Company: Moving from Product to Experience
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Design Leadership in Business
Be inspired by “accidental entrepreneur” Maria Giudice, as she shares her journey...
The rise of the Design Executive Officer
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