RunKeeper is a mobile fitness platform for runners and other other fitness enthusiasts, and has a great Windows Phone 7 app. In this interview, Jason Jacobs, CEO of RunKeeper shares his experiences with developing on the Windows Phone 7 platform with Brian Gorbett, Senior Architect Evangelist at Microsoft.
RunKeeper incorporates a unique blend of tracking, sharing, analytics, and coaching to enable runners to get motivated, stay motivated, and improve their results over time. RunKeeper built one of the first 200 apps on the iPhone, which has been downloaded millions of times and was named a top 10 iPhone app of 2009 by TIME Magazine.
Jason describes Windows Phone 7 as a powerful channel to gain new users and a way to improve the functionality of the RunKeeper system overall. If you’re a mobile developer and fitness enthusiast, this is one interview you won’t want to miss.