Building Bridges To The Metaverse | Meta Connect

Building Bridges to the Metaverse

Session type

Developer Session

Skill level


UGC creation platforms Crayta and Meta Horizon Worlds will soon be connected in ways that will demonstrate the potential of a metaverse of experiences with shared values. Leads from both teams will discuss this journey and show how it’s possible for two products on different platforms to connect meaningfully and add value without compromising either of them.


  • Alex Hopmann

    Software Engineer (He/Him)

    At Meta, Alex Hopmann has worked on projects across the Facebook Games and metaverse teams. He previously founded a communications software company; helped with SteamVR at Valve; and on MHTML standard, XHR and AJAX technologies, Exchange Server, WPF, SharePoint Cloud and Xbox One for Microsoft.



    Alex Hopmann
  • Andy Shenton

    Head of Studio (He/Him)

    Andy Shenton began as a games programmer for Codemasters and is now head of studio for Unit 2 Games, a team he helped create and which joined Meta in 2021. He is passionate about empowering creators through leading development of Crayta, an accessible, streamed user-generated content platform.


    Unit 2 Games

    Andy Shenton

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Download Meta Horizon Worlds on your Meta Quest 2.Available in US English only.

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