IDT Partners

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  • About IDT

    IDT Partners is a New York Web Application Development Company specializing in custom product development, enterprise web applications, and technology solutions that help customers optimize operational efficiency, accelerate growth, and capitalize on new market opportunities.

    Management Team

    Ivan Kedrin - Managing Partner & CTO

    Ivan Kedrin is a Managing Partner and CTO at IDT Partners. Ivan is responsible for overseeing the client engagements, project delivery, technical execution, leading technology innovation, and development of emerging technologies. Before starting IDT Partners, Ivan had spent over 15 years as a technology executive and manager responsible for creating B2B/B2C solutions for startups and Fortune 500 companies in Financial, Internet, and Media industries. Most recently, Ivan had served as CTO at Guidepoint Global, a primary research and expert network firm servicing institutional investors. Prior to that, Ivan held executive, director-level, and management positions at a Social Network, a Global Economic & Market Strategy Research Firm, a Digital Agency, and an Online Gaming company. Ivan holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science from NYU Poly. 

    Contact Ivan Kedrin ikedrin@idtpartners.com

    Juan Gutierrez - Partner & User Experience Director

    Juan Gutierrez is a Partner and User Experience Director at IDT Partners. Juan is responsible for overseeing creative art direction, user experience, and computer human interaction aspect of all IDT solutions. Juan has over 15 years of interactive design experience working with startups & Fortune 500 clients. His experience includes creative and user experience roles for companies in the Internet, Media, and Financial industries. Juan ran his own digital agency during the first dot-com boom and had worked for one of the largest global digital agencies. Juan holds a Bachelor's of Art in Fine Arts from the Cooper Union School of Art. 

    Contact Juan Gutierrez jgutierrez@idtpartners.com

    David Rydell - Partner & Chief Architect

    David Rydell is a Partner and Chief Architect at IDT Partners. David is responsible for technical architecture and scalability of all IDT solutions. David has over 30 years of systems architecture experience designing systems and platforms for startups & Fortune 500 clients in Financial, Healthcare, Internet, and Media industries. Prior to IDT Partners, he had worked at NBC Universal. David holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

    Contact David Rydell drydell@idtpartners.com

    Board of Advisors

    Stefan Dietrich, PhD

    Stefan Dietrich has been a financial services technology executive for 16 years. He is a former managing director of AXA Technology Services' office of the CTO, where he led the technology strategy for the world's largest insurance and financial services provider. At AXA, he designed and instituted major technology transformation programs, such as network simplification and green computing, and fostered the transition into non-Windows mobile device platforms and cloud-based services. Since 2002, he has provided consulting services to CEOs of high-value small- and medium-sized businesses, aligning business goals with new technology strategies, and managing implementation programs. He has also held C-level leadership and senior technologist positions at eVantage Solution LLC, a spinoff of Deutsche Bank, and Reuters' Effix risk division in Paris. 

    More About Us

    IDT's team has provided services to companies ranging from startups to top global brands and has successfully built and launched dozens of industry-leading platforms, products, and solutions used globally by millions of people.

    IDT clients typically see a number of advantages when working with us. IDT offers expertise with Rapid Application Development (RAD) and Prototyping, Product Innovation, and Product Roadmap Acceleration, which helps our clients accelerate the product development process and decrease time to market. IDT's team is highly experienced, efficient, focused, and typically more cost-effective than internal technology teams. This provides our clients with a significantly higher return on product development & technology investment.

    Most of IDT's business comes from client referrals and everyone at IDT understands the importance and the value of each client relationship. Our strong belief in having seamless internal processes, our focus on a limited number of simultaneous engagements, the ability to stay hands-on at the highest level of the firm, and a talented team of over 12 tech & creative gurus, allow IDT Partners to focus on each customer engagement and deliver the best possible return on investment for our customers.

    Why IDT?

    • Delivering measurable business results for Startups & Fortune 500 clients
    • Dozens of built & launched solutions used globally by millions of people
    • Rapid Application Development (RAD) for decreased time to market
    • Big consultancy expertise at a boutique firm price
    • Best practices from boutique and large agencies
    • Flexible engagement models
    • Small & Focused