Head of Development at RYOT | Verizon
Jake Sally is an XR industry-leading Emmy nominated producer, public speaker and champion of independent artists dedicated to building the pipeline, vernacular and stories of the emerging VR/AR ecosystem for audiences worldwide. Jake oversees content development at RYOT, Verizon’s internal content innovation company, focused on creating content formats of the future, technical pipelines and storytelling techniques as 5G networks begin to be widely available to consumers. Jake works with artists and technologists to alter and improve the way stories are told with next-generation technology including VR, AR, artificial intelligence, projection mapping, physical installations, 5G and motion capture. His work has led to speaking opportunities both public and private for institutions including MIT, Johns Hopkins, USC, Mobile World Congress, SXSW, Emmy Television Academy Foundation, and the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Story Lab among others.