Digital Technology EGD Specialists

Bryan Miller
Bryan Miller

Bryan Miller is Media Exhibit Producer for Solid Light, a full-service firm that designs and builds visitor experiences that engage, enlighten and inspire.

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Eli Kuslansky

Eli Kuslansky is a Founding Partner and Chief Strategist at Unified Field, a pioneering and award-winning multi media interactive software firm.

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Josh Goldblum

Technology should provide opportunities for human connection, inspiration, and awewhile not drawing attention to itself.”  - Josh Goldblum, Bluecadet

David Middleton
David Middleton

2012 Distinguished Member Award honoree and 2006 Angel Award honoree

Tim Larson
Tim Larson

Tim Larson is the President and a Design Principal at Downstream, a global leader in the development of unique, digitally augmented environments and public spaces.

Steve Bayer
Steve Bayer

Steve Bayer is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board; he previously served on the SEGD Board in 2011-2016.

Steve is the Special Projects Director, Northern Region for Daktronics. He collaborates with architects and designers from across the United States to fulfill this role.

Grif Palmer has a history of successfully building early stage and established companies in the Entertainment Technology industry including digital display with LED projection, video and lighting.
Grif Palmer

Grif Palmer has a history of successfully building early stage and established companies in the Entertainment Technology industry including digital display with LED projection, video and light

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Jim Harding

Jim Harding leads Gresham, Smith and Partners, an award-winning Environmental Graphic Design Group based in Nashville, Tennesee.

Bryan Meszaros, Founder of OpenEye Global (OEG), New York
Bryan Meszaros

Bryan Meszaros was SEGD President in 2018-2019 and has been a member of the SEGD Board since 2013; he is CEO and Founder of OpenEye Global.

At a time when the use of interactive visual media was an offbeat practice, Bryan saw the potential to blend his passion toward design and fascination with technology into a new modernist approach.

Christina Lyons, professor and chairperson, Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at FIT
Christina Lyons

Christina Lyons is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board and has served on the SEGD Board since 2016, representing education. She is Professor and Chairperson of Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY in New York.

Previously, Christina was the Director of the Graphics Department at Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, working on projects such as the Muzeiko: Children’s Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Jill Perardi
Jill Perardi

Jill Perardi oversees all creative services projects, such as interactive wayfinding, interactive donor boards and other kiosk projects for Visix including quoting, client consultation, design plan

Don Hollis, Hollis Brand Culture
Don Hollis

Smart design improves lives, elevates experiences and amplifies stories worth telling. - Don Hollis

Carrie Musson, Solid Light Inc.
Carrie Musson

Carrie Musson credits her degree in architecture and here real-world experience in graphic design as giving her the ability to see different perspectives and communicate different ideas—skill

David Patterson is the President of Insight Lighting in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
David Patterson

David Patterson is the President of Insight Lighting in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

P. Michael Anderson, SenovvA/FI Studios
P. Michael Anderson

Many projects start out as a simple sketch on napkin; others are simply a three-sentence concept; others yet, a 400 page specification.

Julie Krohner
Julie Krohner

Research and Innovation, Bringing Empathic Insight and Emerging Tech to Experience Design

Steve Dubberly, Smallwood
Steve Dubberly

Steve is co-chair of the Atlanta chapter.

As a professional graphic designer since 2001, Steve Dubberly has designed and managed the production, installation and fulfillment of a wide range of design projects.

Robert Grevey, Brand and Digital Strategy Director, OpenEye Global, Columbus
Robert Grevey

Robert Grevey is a design consultant focused on strategy, content and customer experience. He is driven by motivating audiences.

Jim Spadaccini
Jim Spadaccini

In 1999, Jim Spadaccini founded Ideum, where he is the Creative Director and Founder.

David Park, Gresham, Smith and Partners
David Park

I am a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer at Gresham, Smith and Partners, and have enjoyed a diverse career of working on programs for m

Jim Alderman, Senior Designer, Gresham, Smith and Partners, Nasheville, Tennessee
Jim Alderman

Jim Alderman is a senior designer in Gresham, Smith and Partners' Environmental Graphics Design group.

Russ Kettle customizes and delivers immersive atmospheres with experiential installations.
Russ Kettle

Russ Kettle customizes and delivers immersive atmospheres with experiential installations.

Tomas Ancona
Tomas Ancona

Experience Strategy & Design at Ancona + Associates, inc.

Wayne McCutcheon, Entro
Wayne McCutcheon

SEGD President 2010-2011

Wayne is a Past President of SEGD and a member of the 2016 SEGD Board of Directors.

Wayne, a principal and founding partner of Entro, has been instrumental in the successful planning, design and implementation of many large-scale wayfinding and corporate identity programs over the past 20 years.

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Jill Ayers

Jill Ayers was the 2014-2015 SEGD President

Jill Ayers is Creative Director at Airspace, a graphic design firm specializing in environmental graphic design, exhibit, print and web design located in New York City. Current clients include Dow Jones, New York University and L’Oreal USA.

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Ian Goldberg

Ian Goldberg has the inherent ability and talent to create three-dimensional objects for the built environment. He has worked as Senior Designer and Associate at Cloud Gehshan Associates, an environmental graphic design firm, for the last 11 years.

Tim Rucker
Tim Rucker

Tim Rucker's Specialties: Signage Design, Wayfinding, Print Graphics, and Logo Design

Tim Rucker is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. I was raised in middle Tennessee, and calls Nashville, Tennessee home.

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Tomer Mann

Tomer Mann is the SVP of Sales & Operation of 22 Miles. Formed in 2007, 22 Miles is steadily grabbing global market share with their cross-platform, and wayfinding niche.

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Leslie Wolke

2014 SEGD Board Member

Tucker Trotter, Dimensional Innovations
Tucker Trotter

Tucker Trotter Served on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013

 

Brian James is a Design Director at Downstream in Portland, Oregon
Brian James

Brian James is a Design Director at Downstream in Portland, Oregon.

Dan Moalli, Technomedia Solutions
Dan Moalli

Dan is a past board member of SEGD and works for Technomedia Solutions, directing the company's global business development efforts, working with architects, designers, producers and clients worldw

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Lauren Kelly Sheridan

Lauren Kelly Sheridan prides herself on operating at the intersection of design + technology, bringing together creativity and technical excellence.

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Traci Sym

Traci Sym is a member of the 2020 SEGD and has served on the SEGD Board since 2019. She is a Principal at plus & greater than.

Dan Rossborough is Director of Strategic Projects at Nanolumens in Atlanta
Dan Rossborough

Dan Rossborough is Director of Strategic Projects at Nanolumens in Atlanta.

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Oscar Fernandez

Oscar Fernandez represented education as the education committee chair on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2011-2014.

Philip Tiongson, Potion
Phillip Tiongson

Phillip Tiongson is a co-founder of Potion, a New York based interactive design studio that crafts technology into intuitive interactive experiences.

Chad Eby
Michael Chad Eby

Michael Chad Eby is a multidisciplinary designer, artist, teacher, and researcher with particular interest in high/low technology, design history and theory, and the peculiar relationship between d

Bruce Birch is a Founder and Creative Director of pub creative in Los Angeles
Bruce Birch

Bruce Birch is a Founder and Creative Director of pub creative in Los Angeles.

Lukas Fitze
Lukas Fitze

Lukas Fitze joined iart, an award-winning immersive design & engineering studio headquartered in Basel in 2017.

Richard Dirstein
Richard Dirstein

Executive VP Design & Innovation, Principal

Arianna Knapp, SenovvA
Arianna Knapp

Arianna Knapp is Vice President of SenovvA, a design and management group offering services to the entertainment, special event, architectural/construction and media services industries.

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Stephen Gottlich

Stephen Gottlich has been the Vice President of Digital and Strategic Relationships at GableVision since 2007.

Chris Au, Didax Design Group Inc.
Chris Au

Chris Au develops strategy-driven  exhibits, signage and branded environments to connect people, place, period and perception.

Valentin Spiess, iart ag
Valentin Spiess

Valentin Spiess is Chairman, CEO, and Member of the Executive Board of iart ag, which offers various services that range from expert consulting, conception, planning and development to the successf

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Gabe Kean

For 18 years, Gabe Kean has been designing interfaces and leading teams to create innovative experiences for clients that include brands and museums like the Harley-Davidson Museum, The Clyfford St

Chuan-Wei Ting, Fashion Institute of Technology
Chuan-Wei Ting

Chuan-Wei Ting is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology, working toward an MA in Exhibition Design.

John Kudos is the Co-Founder /Principal at Studio Kudos in New York
John Kudos

John Kudos is an interdisciplinary designer whose work embraces strategy, design, and technology.

John-Mark Collins, Storylab
John-Mark Collins

John-Mark Collins is the CEO / Creative Director at Storylab. Storylab’s primary focus is on physical spaces and technologically-enhanced experiences within those spaces.

Alvaro Amat, The Field Museum Exhibition Design
Alvaro Amat

Álvaro Amat has been with The Field Museum since 2007. He has more than 20 years of experience as an architect, designer, educator, and artist, working in Spain, Mexico, and the United States.

Anthony Deen, ESI Design
Anthony Deen

Anthony is the creative director and partner of Place+Make/Place+Code, an integrated, environmental design practice.

Pavani Yalla, Second Story
Pavani Yalla

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, EXPERIENCE DESIGN

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Rick Smith

A truly versatile designer, manager and creative leader, Rick Smith brings more than 18 years experience to DI.

Kyle Bañuelos, dotdotdash
Kyle Bañuelos

Kyle Bañuelos is Co-Founder and CEO of dotdotdash - a Portland-based creative technology and production studio specialized in the ideation, design, & realization of cutting-edge experiences.

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Stephen Bashore

Stephen is currently employed as a Designer at Cloud Gehshan Associates. A Philadelphia based internationally recognized, multidisciplinary design consultancy.

Tristan Valencia, SenovvA
Tristan Valencia

Tristan Valencia, Principal and Founder of studio black comes to the industry from decades of live production experience.

Russell Dow is a Co-Chair for the St. Louis Chapter and Senior Experiential Designer at PGAV Destinations
Russell Dow

Russell Dow is a Co-Chair for the St. Louis Chapter.

Nik Hafermass
Nik Hafermaas

Nik Hafermaas is an international award-winning artist, designer, and educational leader.

Matt Pyke
Matt Pyke

Matt Pyke is a UK based artist and designer.

Jean-Pierre Lacroix
JP Lacroix

With over 30 years of industry experience, Jean-Pierre Lacroix has garnered a reputation as a visionary design thinker, strategist, author, and speaker.

Hitoshi Ujiie

Hitoshi Ujiie has over 20 years experience in high-end surface imaging and manufacture, his achievements combining first-hand industry knowledge with academic pioneering in new technology.

Kelly Kolar, Principle and Founder of Kolar Design
Kelly Kolar

2017 SEGD Distinguished Member, Past Board member of SEGD (2004-2011), President of Kolar Design

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Stephen Minning

Stephen Minning is a member of the 2018 SEGD Board and Founder and Managing Director of BrandCulture in Australia.

Stephen is a branding and wayfinding specialist with over 20 years of international experience working with blue chip companies and public sector organizations.

Eddie Opara, Pentagram
Eddie Opara

Eddie Opara was born in Wandsworth, London in 1972. He studied graphic design at the London College of Printing and Yale University, where he received his MFA in 1997. He began his career as a designer at ATG and Imaginary Forces and worked as a senior designer/art director at 2×4 before establishing his own studio, The Map Office, in 2005. He joined Pentagram’s New York office as partner in October 2010.

Rory Simms, Pentagram
Rory Simms

Rory Simms is a graphic designer working in the New York office of Pentagram.

David Harvey
David Harvey

2012 Insight Award Honoree; Senior Vice President of Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

Lee Skolnick
Lee H. Skolnick

2004 Distinguished Member Award honoree.  Former SEGD Board Member (6 years). Lee H. Skolnick, FAIA, is Founder and Design Principal of Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership.

Adam Brodsley, Volume Design, Inc.
Adam Brodsley

Adam Brodsley co­founded Volume Inc. at the dawn of the new millennium (which admittedly sounds like a long time ago) and has since served as Principal and Creative Director.

Tony Miceli, Electrosonic
Tony Miceli

Tony Miceli is executive consutant with Electrosonic.

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Jeff Grantz

Jeff Grantz attended the Rhode Island School of Design where he later taught in the departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, and Foundation Studies.

Roger Starkweather
Roger Starkweather

Roger Starkweather is a co-chair for the Seattle Chapter.

Roger is the Founder of NewReach, based in Seattle.

Michael Schneider
Michael Schneider

As an interaction designer and systems specialist, Michael Schneider is an integral part of ESI Design’s Creative Technology team.

John deWolf, Form:Media
John deWolf

Designer of and for the built environment

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David Jorritsma

Sign programming stress you out? Spending too much time coordinating sign information across different spreadsheets and design softwares? Manually creating sign artwork for every sign?

Christian Bannister is the owner and Design Principal at Arxi Creative in Portland, Oregon
Christian Bannister

Christian Bannister is the owner and Design Principal at Arxi Creative in Portland, Oregon.

Steve Jara, MoZ Designs
Steve Jara

Designer and coordinator bringing visions to reality

Geir Borg, Gagarin
Geir Borg

Geir Borg is the CEO of Gagarin Ltd., a design firm in Iceland.

Greg Nank
Greg Nank

Greg Nank is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at DGI Communications, a systems integrator serving all market segments with specialties including professional audio visual systems, streamin

Heather Barker
Heather Barker

Heather Barker is an Assistant Professor of Design and Founder and Coordinator of the Immersive Design Research Lab at California State University Long Beach.

Michael Gericke, Pentagram
Michael Gericke

Michael Gericke is a partner in Pentagram’s New York office.

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Brian Dyches

Brian Dyches is an authority on global retail design, marketing, and customer experience elements such as social media and behavioral characteristics in various consumer environments.

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Rachel Einsidler

Co-Chair of the SEGD New York Chapter.

Rachel Einsidler is a Senior Designer and Associate at Airspace with experience in experiential graphic design, exhibit design, identity and print design.

Cynthia Torp, Solid Light, Inc.
Cynthia Torp

Cynthia Torp is Owner/President of Solid Light, Inc.

Stewart Bailey
Stewart Bailey

Stewart Bailey is founder of Intu Design, an Ottawa, Canada-based consultancy specializing in the design of amenities for public spaces.

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David Haynes

David Haynes is one of the most experienced, connected and respected people in the digital signage industry.

Joell Angel-Chumbley, Creative Lead, Kolar Design, CIncinnati
Joell Angel-Chumbley

2020 SEGD Educator Award 

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