Facebook poaches Google ATAP chief Regina Dugan to lead new hardware division
Facebook has hired Regina Dugan, the head of Google's Advanced Technologies and Projects group, also known as ATAP. Dugan will lead a new group inside Facebook called Building 8, which will focus on building new hardware for the company, according to The Verge.
Dugan says that she is sad to be leaving ATAP, despite her excitement for her new role.
Before heading up ATAP at Google, Dugan was the director at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). It's not clear at this time exactly what Building 8 will be developing at Facebook.
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