*Oculus hires former Valve business director
[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Oculus hires former Valve business director

2:45 PM on 06.04.2014  ·  Steven Hansen@dtoidsteven
0

And a bunch of new hires, many of them former Valve

Jason Holtman headlines a recent list of Oculus hires post Facebook aquisition. Holtman will head the, "business development and partnership side of the Oculus platform working closely with Marshall, head of platform engineering, and David, head of worldwide publishing, with a focus on building the world’s best developer and player VR ecosystem."

Holtman joined Valve, where he worked as the business director, in 2005 and was there until last year. He was a huge part in making Steam what it is today. Soon after, he went to work for Microsoft, with a focus on bolstering the company's PC gaming efforts. He was there a short six months before departing. 

The full list of hires is impressive. One of the original Microsoft employees and former Valve engineer. The former lead systems engineer on Google Glass. The list goes on. All that Facebook money has lead to rapid expansion. They might even be able to afford me now.

[Via NeoGAF]

 
 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Industry Bull #Oculus Rift #Valve #VR headset
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Steven HansenFeatures Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts3080Posts42Blogs 7Following22Followers93

Steven watches anime & sports, buys meat out of trucks, dates a Muppet, and is only good at cooking. He stands before you bereft of solace and well on the road to perdition. ('^ω^) more
Trending on Destructoid:

 
 


Join the robot army! We're a family-owned site, updating multiple times a day (since 2006!) thanks to our Huge Members

totaro
totaro


Since 7:26 PM on 09.01.2013

ZombieNinja
ZombieNinja


Since 6:26 AM on 10.10.2011

User Avatar
CosmicZombie


Since 11:20 PM on 03.13.2016

Madrox2
Madrox2


Since 2:03 PM on 02.21.2011

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!