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Chapter 10. Interview with iConcessionStand

Last Friday, I had the opportunity to speak with Humberto Roa, one of the founders of iConcessionStand. For those who haven’t yet heard of the company, iConcessionStand was the winner of the $100k Developer Challenge at the PayPal X Developer Conference in October.

Humberto is one of the nicest people you will ever meet, and he and his team absolutely love working with PayPal. You’ll see that come through as he discusses their experience working with the PayPal developer team, the mobile API libraries, and the developer community.

Just one month prior to winning the Developer Challenge, the team at iConcessionStand launched their app at SafeCo Field, the home of the Seattle Mariners. Needless to say, it’s been a busy couple of months and they’ve got a lot more planned as they gear up for a packed 2011.

I hope you enjoy reading this interview as much as I did conducting it.

Travis: Alright, this is Travis Robertson with the PayPal Developer Network and on the line with me is Humberto Roa with iConcessionStand.com. Humberto, thanks so much for joining me.

Humberto: Thanks for having me on, Travis.

Travis: What I want to talk about here today are some of the exciting things going on over at iConcessionStand and let the readers know what’s going on and then I know there’s going to be a version of this that’s going to go around internally at PayPal. So, with that said, why don’t we just get started and, for those who aren’t familiar ...

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