|Born||Jason Harper Shellen
August 30, 1973
|Residence||San Francisco Bay Area|
|Education||BA in Fine Arts, St. Mary's College of California|
|Known for||Blogger, Google Reader, Brizzly|
Shellen joined Google in 2003 when the company acquired Pyra Labs, which developed the Blogger blogging platform. He left Google four years later and became the vice president of product development of LiveJournal.
In 2008, Shellen created Thing Labs which was acquired by AOL in 2010 to bolster their AIM Messaging division. Having left AOL, Shellen advises startups in Silicon Valley and sits on the Board of Regents at Saint Mary’s College of California. He received a bachelor of arts in fine art from Saint Mary's in 1996.
- Blogger (service)
- Google Reader
- RSS Advisory Board
- History of web syndication technology
- "Former Blogger Googler Shellen joins LiveJournal". CNET News. Dec 19, 2007. Retrieved Feb 15, 2013.
- "Lessons on Blogger's journey before Google". Vator News. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
- "Thing Labs". www.crunchbase.com. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
- "AOL Acquires Social Software Start-Up Thing Labs, Inc.". corp.aol.com. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
- "Board of Regents". Saint Mary's College of California. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
- "Technology Summit 2013". Saint Mary's College of California. 2013. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
- "Jason Shellen, Jake Savin Join RSS Advisory Board". April 24, 2006. Retrieved May 9, 2014.