Mark Zuckerberg isn’t kidding around about virtual reality.
The CEO of Facebook announced late Wednesday Hugo Barra is joining as the vice president of virtual reality (VPVR, in case you were curious).
The role covers Oculus and all other VR-related products at the company, according to Zuckerberg’s Facebook post announcing the news.
The post included an image of Zuckerberg and Barra in Facebook’s own VR social network, virtually celebrating the hire.
From Google to Xiaomi to Facebook
So who exactly is Barra? He last served as vice president of international at Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi, known as the “Apple of China,” where he was the face behind the products. Read more…