|John Hopkins University, BS||2000|
|Computer Science ,Computer Engineering|
Jia Shen, co-founder of RockYou, has served as the President and CTO of RockYou. Jia is currently the CEO of RockYou Asia, headquartered in Japan. Named one of Businessweek’s top twenty-something entrepreneurs in 2008, Jia helped grow the company to over 200 people since its founding. Jia helped raise over 120 Million dollars from Sequoia Capital, Softbank, and Doll Capital Management. He scaled RockYou’s infrastructure to support some of the world’s biggest social applications and games and the largest social ad network. In RockYou’s first year, Jia developed rockyou.com and oversaw its early growth to 1 million users in 3 months, scaling the operations to serve over 100 million widgets a day. Jia has always had a passion for cutting-edge technologies, and is a die-hard gamer and hacker/programmer at heart. Prior to founding RockYou at 25, Jia had deep experience across a range of technology companies, including consumer shopping, email authentication and security, Enterprise International Supply Chain Management, and VoiceXML / telephony. Jia was a contributing member of the original team at Bell Laboratories that developed the VoiceXML format into the W3C standard. Jia has degrees from Johns Hopkins University in both Computer Science and Computer Engineering.