Victor Nacif is vice president, Design Business Aspect, at Nissan Design America, Inc. (NDA) the San Diego based design studio for Nissan in North America that counts the 350Z among its design successes. He joined NDA in 2004 and his areas of responsibility are wide-ranging, including the design process, modelling, technical design and human resources. just-auto's Editor Dave Leggett interviewed him on behalf of the Lotus Engineering magazine proActive where this article first appeared.