Zip was born in New York City in 1974. from a young age he showed an aptitude for computers. This earned him the distinction of being the youngest person ever employeed by Von Croy Industries.
However, his illicit hacking into the FBI made him the youngest person ever fired by Von Croy Industries.
Zip set up his own surveillance company, after he was let go from Von Croy Industries.
Tomb Raider Chronicles Edit
Lara Croft approached Zip, in need of someone to help her break into Von Croy Industries. He jumped at the opportunity not only to work with Lara, but also to get back at his former employers.
He provides support via radio, giving Lara directions, and giving her hints about the building, while waiting in a van outside.