Dave Meeker, Director of Emerging Media and Co-Director of Roundarch Labs, Discusses 5 Reasons Why Windows Phone 7 Will Rock The World

Microsoft’s decision to forgo backward compatibility with Windows Mobile was somewhat controversial, but going with Silverlight for application development in Windows Phone 7 was the right call. In doing so, Microsoft is empowering developers with .NET experience to hit the ground running and start building apps for Windows Phone 7.

“Microsoft might be onto something with their use of Microsoft Silverlight as the standard way to develop applications for Windows Phone 7 devices,” said Dave Meeker, director of emerging technology at Roundarch, a user experience and technology design firm that works primarily with the Fortune 500 and large government organizations.

Read the full article at CRN.com.

About Dave Meeker
Dave Meeker has been professionally involved in the strategy, design and development of next generation creative technology since 1993 and currently serves as the Director of Emerging Technology for Roundarch as well as Co-Director of Roundarch Labs.

Prior to his role at Roundarch, Dave was Managing Partner at EffectiveUI, Director of Custom Applications at Whittmanhart, and Director of Information Architecture at Chicago’s dotCom darling, Web Design Group. Dave got his start in 1994, offering dial-up Internet access and Web design services as part of an early Internet start-up ISP and consulting firm that eventually evolved into, NewReach Communications, a national provider of Internet access, consulting and design services through several acquisitions, including a company in S. Florida company called Maverick Digital, where Dave served as the director of interactive production.

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