A Lebanese television celebrity, talk show host and producer. Born in 1970, Zaven studied Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University, and was named by Newsweek as one of the Middle East's most influential personalities. In 2003, Zaven published his first book, "Lebanon Shot Twice" – a bestseller featuring the untold stories of the Lebanese civil war. His second book, "A Witness on the Society", narrates the experience of Sire Wenfatahit in handling taboos. His third book (2015) on Lebanon's 100 greatest golden age TV moments was an instant bestseller when it hit the shelves in June 2015. In addition to his television and publishing work, Zaven is a media consultant, and lecturer at various Lebanese and Arab universities and media institutions.