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Meet Our Team


Meet Our Team

Strategic foresight and flawless execution that drive compelling retail experiences thrive in dynamic, challenging, and supportive environments. SLDNXT fosters the kind of open dialogue and debate that enables individual aspirations to become inspiring accomplishments.

Our team melds the experience of Fortune 50 retail and banking executives with that of award winning, immersive customer experience designers and global brand strategists. This allows us to delve into the customer psyche, complex business operations, and evolving brand strategies of our clients to deftly solve problems without neglecting balance sheet imperatives.

Jean-Pierre Lacroix

When it comes to the design industry, Jean-Pierre Lacroix is always one step ahead in the branding and design game. A visionary design thinker, author and speak...

Teddy Ma
Managing Director, Pacific Rim

Teddy brings over 15 years of brand strategy, management and design experience to SLDNXT. He has his Masters of Branding Strategy and Design from Brunel Univers...

Richard Dirstein
Richard Dirstein
Principal; EVP, Design & Innovation

Richard leads the SLDNXT creative vision and produces results that flawlessly integrate with all aspects of a client’s business and design strategy. With ...

Derek Petridis
Derek Petridis
Principal, Chief Financial Officer

Derek is an expert at allocating resources to invest in areas of opportunity that deliver added value to SLDNXT and its clients. He manages the day-to-day busin...

David Magnus
David Magnus
Technical Director, Digital Experience

With more than 20 years of IT experience, David Magnus has worked in telecommunications, network and system administration, and development. David joins us from...

Daniel Terenzio
Daniel Terenzio
Immersive Solutions Director, Digital Experience

As Director of Immersive Solutions at SLDNXT, Daniel oversees the integration of technology, innovation, and immersive experiences. His focus is to develop tech...

Carlos Garza
Senior Director, New Business Development

Carlos brings to SLDNXT more than 20 years of experience in international business development, marketing, retail channels, and distribution. Specializing in th...

Ian Magrisso
Director of Strategy

Ian is a brand strategist, storyteller, and evangelist. He has helped P&G sell dog food and named companies and brands such as the Parking Spot. He sta...