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Oculus co-founder Mitchell leaves Facebook

Wednesday 14 August 2019 | 09:06 CET | News
Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook, according to a memo sent to employees that was seen by The Information.

Mitchell was the head of product management for virtual reality and the last co-founder of Oculus still working at Facebook since the virtual reality startup was acquired in 2014. 

"It was a difficult decision, but now feels like the right time for a change," Mitchell wrote in his farewell message to employees. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed his departure.

After Mitchell, all the co-founders of Facebook’s three largest acquisitions—Instagram, Oculus and WhatsApp—have left the company.



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