Meet the Team
With a passion for technology, movies and entrepreneurship, Ali is a major tech savvy, closely following technology news in general with a specialty in apple news.
Being an ultimate fan of all things apple, he can’t imagine his life without his iPod and Mac. Ali is also a dedicated movie buff who makes sure to attend every major movie premiere and provide his reviews.
Ali’s previous experiences include working as the Tech and entertainment editor in “The Weekly Peek” magazine, covering the latest gadget and movie reviews.
A late joiner of the GIGAlb crew, Hani became part of the gaming editorial team.
Enthusiastic about games and technology since a young age, he is up to date on everything Tech and gaming-related, with a main focus on PC and PS3 games. An aspiring MD, he hopes he can always maintain a balance between his love for Tech and his love for Biology.
An aspiring writer\film maker and a “connoisseur” of cinema, television, gaming and comic book mythology.
Holding a bachelor degree in Radio, TV and Film from NDU – Louaize he was chosen to be a guest speaker for the first TEDxBeirut in 2011.
Using his titanium infused arm, years of media consumption and an eerily large collection of sharp objects he vows to fight for the empowerment of regional free artistic expression in all its forms
Zaher was part of the GIGAlb.com editing team, mainly covering Android stuff. He was GIGAlb’s project manager in the Nokia Levant event “Journalists meet Developers”, and eventually won second place. Zaher covers applications and ROMs in addition to gadgets and all things about “how to” make your life easier.
English Literature major at the American University at Beirut (AUB). Everything that is creative and out of this world, is something that intrigues Michael.
He thoroughly enjoy fantasy and real fiction in all their aspects. Gaming is one of the many ways in which these aspects can be manifested properly. PS3, Computer, Xbox, you name it, he’s played it. The great thing about being an English Literature major is that many of the ideas from books and games can cross over.
As a result, balancing his time between gaming and reading is quite easy and enjoyable.
Fascinated about technology since he got his first Atari 2600 and then blew up his father’s TV by taking it apart and then reassembling it wrong, Azmi is an avid follower of all sorts of tech news and was one of the core writers of GIGAlb.
Azmi covers mostly the mobile phone industry, reviews devices and provides news and analysis on a wide variety of tech subjects.
Malek, commonly known as malekawt on twitter/gmail/hotmail/yahoo/steam and DeforMAKulizer on PSN and XBL is a Computer Science Graduate from AUB (American University of Beirut), and is hopeful of becoming a prominent game developer in the future. Gaming has been his life-long passion, owning every major console release since 1998.
He spends most of his time catching up on gaming news, playing games, or doing some community service. Malek was head of the gaming section in GIGAlb and is proud to be on the founding team of Tech-Ticker .
Chadi Abou Nohra
Chadi has more than 5 years’ experience as a blogger covering technology news. He founded, and was Editor-In-Chief of GIGAlb. He has been covering almost every major Tech event in the Middle-East for the past few years.
Chadi covers the mobile phone industry, alongside other gadget matters and global Social Media topics.
Pretty much everything
Tech-Ticker is a leading source for information, analysis and product reviews for the geeky generation.
Founded in 2012, Tech-Ticker took over GIGAlb’s legacy, that has grown over the past few years into one of the most credible and insightful voices of Technology in the region.
Tech-Ticker is headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon.