Maya is a multiplatform expert, Culture Hacker and emerging technology aficionado who applies the power of narrative, branding and MarComm to world-changing ideas. She holds a wealth of experience from different media and technology silos.
Her early career spanned film, video games and multiplatform productions. She worked on projects for leading gaming companies such as Ubisoft, EA, Vivendi and Activision. Maya later worked in product development for clients such as the Chopra Center and Harpo Productions. In the past few years she has consulted for many media and tech startups, including:
Mythaphi – a media platform, as Chief Innovation OfficerTransmedia SF – as co-founderProductionNext – a production coordination platform, as an adviser.LifeGuides – a pre-launch startup focusing on creating a marketplace for people’s life experiences – she is currently VP of Operations.
In her current work she has developed, produced, branded and marketed many labs and participatory events. These include: Over 40 meetups and hackathons under her meetup and startup, Transmedia SF HardwareCon 2015-2016 – a two-day conference for the hardware startup community The Future of Working day symposium Prototyping the Future – a smarter-better-cities two-day conference in San Leandro Cleantech Open / Cleantech Week- a five-day week of events for the biggest cleantech accelerator in the world.
Maya was part of the group of Authors contributing to Reinhabiting the Village book. She is also the writer of Em’s Theory – A Sci-Fi book Trilogy, digital animation series, Game, VR and franchise.