Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who led a company’s sly Building 8 hardware lab, is withdrawal a association after only 18 months in a role.
Dugan minute in a Facebook post that she would be withdrawal to concentration on “building and heading a new endeavor.” She will be staying in her position until “early subsequent year” to assistance a group transition into 2018.
As rumors raise adult that Facebook is operative on relocating into consumer hardware, all eyes sojourn on a company’s Building 8 division, that handles those projects. Dugan presented onstage during Facebook’s F8 discussion this year, articulate about some of a company’s some-more long-shot projects, like embeddable mind sensors that could foster a some-more parsimonious interface with hardware products.
Before fasten Facebook, Dugan was a conduct of Google’s Advanced Technology and Products group and was a executive of DARPA before that.
In August, it was reported that Facebook maestro Andrew Bosworth would be heading consumer hardware efforts during a association in a new role, overseeing teams like Building 8 and Oculus. It is not immediately transparent who will be holding over a reins of a Building 8 lab from Dugan.
We have reached out to Facebook for some-more information.