Phil Scales

Phil has designed and developed over 100 original apps for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with dozens of featured and Top Overall ranked titles.

Phil is also an accomplished Full-Stack Web Developer having built and launched several Ruby on Rails/Javascript web applications. He has worked with leading mobile technology companies around the world, including serving as Chief Architect for iLoop Mobile/Archer Mobile's web-based Mobile Marketing Campaign Management Platform and its Mobile Marketing Analytics Platform.

Prior to Banzai Labs, he was Chief Architect for SaaS at Palo Alto-based Kapow Technologies, where he developed the company's SaaS/Cloud offering in Ruby on Rails around Kapow's traditional enterprise product with only himself, one tester, one deployment engineer and one developer. With a team of only 4 people delivered a profitable SaaS business within 6 months. Co-started Kapow's Austin R&D, Sales and Support office.

Prior to Kapow, Phil was Director of Mobile Applications for Seattle-based Volantis Systems where he led the development of their Mobile Video Transcoding and Delivery Platform and designed and developed mobile apps and webapps for media clients such as ABC, The Oscars, ESPN, Disney, CBS Sports and Hearst Publishing, as well for mobile operators in the US (AT&T), Europe (UK: O2) and Asia (Turkey: Turkcell, Japan: Softbank). As part of the Special Projects group developed advanced web-based Mobile Javascript Apps for e-commerce sites such as Amazon and eBay.

Phil earned a B.S. in Physics from Texas A&M University.

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Jennifer Scales

Jennifer has 15 years of experience as a global Project and Program Manager delivering successful mobile, web and embedded products for Freescale Semiconductor, Motorola and Metrowerks Corporation. At Banzai Labs Jennifer is responsible for our educational and media app curation, layout design, editing, and launch readiness. She also helps develop the concepts for our educational games and is responsible for game QA, release readiness and editing.

Jennifer is also graduate of Maker Square in Austin, TX and is a Javascript and Ruby on Rails developer.

Jennifer earned a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University.

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Austin, Texas

Banzai Labs Inc is an independent app development company based in Austin, Texas. With 20 years of mobile and web experience, we began developing original iOS apps in 2008 and have continued to push the boundaries of what's possible ever since.

As Austin's most prolific original app studio, we're focused on creating great new apps that improve lives and are fun, inspiring and simple to use. You can see all of our apps in the iTunes App Store at:

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