Developer State Of The Union | Meta Connect

Developer State of the Union

Session type

Keynote Moments

Skill level

For Everyone

The future will be built by you. Join us for the latest update on the VR ecosystem and learn about the new and updated tools and programs from Reality Labs, so you can develop and build your business. There has never been a better time to build for the metaverse—so start off successfully for the rest of Meta Connect.


  • Anand Dass

    Director, Metaverse Content Applications (He/Him)

    Anand Dass leads Meta’s efforts to build a third-party applications ecosystem for Meta’s VR product and metaverse content. He also helped launch Meta's business platform, Workplace. He graduated from MIT, co-founded a Y Combinator startup that was acquired in 2014, and led merchant partnerships at Postmates.



    Anand Dass
  • Chris Pruett

    Director of Content Ecosystem, Reality Labs at Meta (He/Him)

    Chris Pruett is Meta's Director of Content Ecosystem at Reality Labs, where he runs third party publishing and designs content ecosystems. Prior to Meta, Chris co-founded and ran Robot Invader, where he did everything from coding to design to script writing on titles like Wind-up Knight, Rise of the Blobs, and Dead Secret. Under the cover of night he writes about obscure horror games.



    Chris Pruett
  • Yardley Pohl

    Director of Product, VR (She/Her)

    Yardley Pohl is Meta's director of product for VR Ecosystem. She is the co-founder of the nonprofit Women in Product, creating a strong community of women builders. A NACD governance fellow, she was the chief product officer at Thrive Global and has worked at Apple, eBay, Zillow, and Yahoo.



    Yardley Pohl

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