A few days back, Hugo Barra announced that he is leaving Xiaomi company. Today Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO announced that Hugo Barra will be joining Facebook as VP of Virtual Reality and will lead Oculus team. Presently, Hugo Burra is in China, So Zuckerberg posted an image of him with Hugo in Virtual Reality.
In a post on facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook, said:
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In reply of the post, Hugo Barra said:
Thanks, Mark! I can’t wait to get started in building that future and join the team soon. It’s been a dream of mine to work in virtual reality even back when AR/VR were just figments of science fiction; now we’re taking selfies in virtual worlds 🙂 I learned from Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun that there’s no greater calling in our industry than taking breakthrough tech and making it available to the greatest number of people. Really looking forward to doing just that at Facebook — taking VR mainstream — working with you, Brendan, Schrep Mike Schroepfer, and the Oculus team!
Oculus welcomes Hugo Barra as a new VP of VR at Facebook on twitter.
— Oculus (@oculus) January 26, 2017