The news is finally here. When Hugo Barra announced his exit from Xiaomi, a couple of days ago shook the entire world with his decision. However, everyone was curious about his next assignment. Today, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook on his official Facebook account posted that Hugo will be joining the Silicon Valley-based company after his tenure with Xiaomi next month.
So, Hugo Barra will be joining as the VP of Virtual Reality as Facebook owns OCULUS, one of the pioneers in VR technology. This will be a huge boost for both Facebook and the team at OCULUS. Not only OCULUS, but Hugo Barra will also be leading the entire VR team at the Facebook. But, the major part of VR at Facebook is all about OCULUS.
Hugo Barra joined Xiaomi back in 2013 as the Global VP to expand the company's presence globally. Under his leadership, Xiaomi has grown globally as one of the major players in the international market. Xiaomi' Senior Vice President, Xiang Wang will now take charge as the Global VP.