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Oculus VR: Michael Hillman name the new Oculus VR boss

Bloomberg reports that Facebook — which owns Oculus VR — has hired Michael Hillman, who's spent his past 15 years at Apple. He previously worked on the iMac desktop computer at the Cupertino Company and held senior positions in engineering and design.

Michael Hillman oculus VR New boss pics

Hillman's new role in the job will see him pushing for Oculus Rift to be accepted broadly rather than by a tiny fraction of the population.

The adoption rate could pick up for Oculus Rift with the recent price cut. The headset and controllers are now bundled together for $598, which is $200 less than before. Until now, Hillman has held various positions which includes:

Advisory Board Member

  • Ardica Technologies, Inc.
Non Executive Director

  • Zoox Inc.
Vice President, Special Projects

  • Apple Inc.
Confidential Role, Hardware Technologies


  • Northwestern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Degree Name BS Field Of Study Biomedical Engineering
  • Dates attended or expected graduation 1985 – 1989.
  • Activities and Societies: Northwestern University Marching Band Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
  • McCormick School of Engineering.

We all from here say congrat! to Mr Hillman. And wish him the best on his new job.

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