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Building an App for Social Platforms

Focus on Social Platforms, Workshop
Location: 2003 Level: Novice

In this session, participants will learn how to build a multiplatform application, and the do’s and don’ts of what it takes to design and implement engaging apps that are well received by a social network audience.

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Jia Shen

RockYou

Jia Shen – CTO and Founder

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.

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Lou Moore

hi5 Networks

Lou Moore is the Director of Engineering for hi5, a leading international social network and top ten website globally. Lou joined hi5 in 2005 as the company’s second engineer, and is currently leading the development of hi5’s new platform. In his product engineering work, Lou enjoys developing social Web applications that are both highly scalable and usable.

Prior to hi5, Lou was a software engineer at Scient, Walmart.com and Nextag.com. Originally from Wisconsin, he holds a BS in computer engineering from Northwestern University.

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Patrick Chanezon

Docker

Patrick Chanezon is API Evangelist at Google since 2005. These days his main interests are the OpenSocial API and social software, Google APIs, REST, SOAP and Ajax, Java, Groovy, Javascript, PHP, Ruby and Python. Previously he’s bee working on portals, blogs and syndication feeds at Sun Microsystems, AOL and Netscape. He’s the co-founder of the ROME – Atom and RSS utilities in java open source project.

More on his blog at http://wordpress.chanezon.com/

Patrick is French, so he takes long vacations in the summer and likes to drink red wine with baguettes and stinky cheese while wearing a beret. Apart from programming and reading books his main interest in life is spending time with his wife and 3 kids.

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Stephanie Bergman

MySpace