Jia Shen

Jia Shen
CTO, RockYou

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Jia is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of RockYou, and has focused extensively on graphic design and usability throughout his professional web development career spanning over 10 years. Prior to RockYou, Jia has held management roles leading the user interface and technical solutions teams at Open Harbor, and managing the majority of engineering at Iconix. Jia started working on scalable consumer applications at shopping tools internet provider Bluedog, a Stanford based startup, and was part of the original team at Bell Laboratories which developed the VoiceXML format into the W3C standard. In addition, Jia’s experience has spanned enterprise sales and professional services functions, as he closed transactions and integrated with large multi-national corporation customers like Mitsubishi, Tyco, Flextronics, and DHL. Jia has a double major in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

Sessions

General
Location: San Diego Ballroom B
Jia Shen (RockYou), R. Tyler Ballance (Slide.com)
What are the critical and necessary components of a highly successful social application? Come learn the elements of style for building apps and widgets on today's social platforms. Read more.
General
Location: San Diego Ballroom B
Justin Smith (InsideFacebook.com & Watercooler), Andrew Chen (Futuristic Play), Blake Commagere (Mogad.com), David Gentzel (SocialMedia), Jia Shen (RockYou)
Successful Facebook apps and widgets can acquire millions of users in just days. Learn how top developers create the "viral loop" for their apps that generate growth and user adoption at almost no cost. Read more.
Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

  • Yahoo! Inc.

Gold Sponsors

  • CollegeNET
  • Friendster
  • Google
  • introNetworks
  • Podclass.com
  • RockYou
  • Userplane

AppNite Sponsors

  • Charles River Venture
  • Facebook
  • SocialMedia

Premier Media Partner

  • BNet