Mike Schroepfer

  • Hugo Barra to Lead Virtual Reality Efforts at Facebook

    … of mobile speech-recognition software company LOBBY7 in 2000. LOBBY7 was acquired by ScanSoft in 2003, and ScanSoft became Nuance Communications two years later, with Barra holding several product management, product marketing and business development positions with that company. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg welcomed Barra to the company…

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  • Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe Steps Down; Will Lead PC VR Group

    … Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe announced that he will relinquish the top job but stay on to lead the Facebook-owned virtual reality company’s PC VR group. Iribe said in a blog post that recent hire Jon Thomason will lead the mobile VR group at Oculus, and he, Thomason and Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer will team up to find…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Names Rachel Rubin Franklin Head of Social VR

    … Facebook turned to a leading game developer to fill its new role of head of its social virtual reality team, hiring Electronic Arts vice president Rachel Rubin Franklin. Chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer announced the hire in a post (embedded below), writing: Mark‘s (co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg) demo at the Oculus Connect…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
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