Zack Morad - 1:1 with a #MEAHero
1. Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background?
I consider myself the eternal optimist. My background spans the gamut of the business world from the Film industry to the real estate industry to Tech ventures. I am what one calls a serial entrepreneur.
2. How the idea of the MTV Lebanon came to you?
MTV is an existing client of ours, it was initially just a need to cover all platforms
3. Why you decided to implement this idea specifically on Windows8/Windows Phone/Azure?
The broad reach and appeal of Microsoft and its new windows 8 design and super cool functionalities, gave us all the reasons to move forward on this platform.
4. What resources on Microsoft or community side you found most helpful while working on the app?
MSDN documentation & questions raised in forums.
5. Could you please take us on a quick tour to understand your application better?
Sure, the app has many cool features including 24/7 live streaming and you report which is the citizen reporter function in addition to
- daily/weekly grid
- replay of previous episodes
6. What are your interests behind technology?
To build solid apps and increase user engagement.
7. Any plans for news apps or projects in general?
Absolutely, we have a few very exciting concepts in the works. We are in the process of doing our due diligence.
8. What would you advise to Developers in the region who also would like to become #MEAHero?
In any business, it is crucial to stay informed. More so in Technology then any other field. Read read read is a key advise I give to all developers. Stay up to date with the newest and best practices in the Mobile world.
9. Where the community can catch up with you online or offline?
Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org