Programs  Great Minds Series with J Mays

Great Minds Series with J Mays

Sep 25, 2015

KANEKO | 1111 Jones St
7:00 p.m.

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KANEKO is pleased to host the Great Minds Series with J Mays on Friday, September 25 from 7 – 9 p.m.

Tickets
$20 for the general public
$15 for KANEKO members

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The Great Minds Series highlights innovators and thought leaders in fields relevant to KANEKO programs. Great Minds speakers have included multi-Grammy winner Rosanne Cash, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, and Dr. Stuart Brown, whose research on meaningful play throughout life laid the foundation for our summer 2015 exhibition season.

Joining us this fall will be J Mays, former Chief Creative Officer at Ford Motor Company and one of the greatest living automobile designers. A world-renowned automotive designer, J Mays has a history of transforming automotive companies into design leaders. Mays worked as Design Director for Audi AG prior to beginning his 16-year tenure as Group Vice President, Design at For Motor Company.  His design influence is recognized throughout the industry, including vehicles like the VW New Beetle, the Audi TT, the 2005 Ford GT and the 2013 Ford Fusion. Mays also led the design teams for three consecutive Mustang generations including the 2005, 2010 and all new 2015 car before leaving Ford last year. He has been recognized by institutions as diverse as Harvard and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and is currently acting in various advisory roles to the motion picture industry.

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