New COO for Oculus as VR firm grabs Hans Hartmann from Fitbit

Outgoing Laird Malamed will take on new executive role, says Iribe

Oculus has a new COO in Hans Hartmann, who comes direct from Fitbit. CEO Brendan Iribe announced the news via Twitter last night, highlighting the fact that Hartmann has extensive experience in bringing consumer tech products to market.

Former COO Laird Malamed will remain "one of the key leaders and will be taking on a new exec role helping us scale," Iribe added.