The announcement came along with a pic of Zuckerberg and Barra hanging out virtually, since the new VR exec is still in China. In a comment on the post, Barra said ” now we’re taking selfies in virtual worlds,” and stated his plan is to take theOculus technology mainstream.It’s been a dream of mine to work in virtual reality even back when AR/VR were just figments of science fiction.
As Barra revealed a couple of days ago, he’s coming back to next job Silicon Valley and will “lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team .Oculus “Mark Zuckerberg just revealed the next landing spot for former Google and Xiaomi next job executive Hugo Barra: Facebook. as Barra becomes the VP of VR at Facebook. This fills the hole left Oculus when former Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe stepped down to focus on the company’s PC efforts in December,
Hugo’s in China right now, so here we are together in VR. It seems fitting.I’m excited that Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to Oculus lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team.
To the last few years he’s worked at Xiaomi in Beijing next job bringing innovative devices to millions of people.I’ve known Hugo for a long time, starting when he helped Oculus develop the Android operating system,
They’ll enable us to experience completely new things and be more creative than next job ever before. Hugo shares my belief that virtual and Oculus augmented reality will be the next major computing platform. Hugo is going to help build that future, and I’m looking next job forward to having him on our team.