Based on his new LinkedIn page, that means he’ll run a team of marketers who are responsible for building the content for the Vive virtual reality headset. He’ll recruit VR content developers to the platform. The Vive is a high-end, PC-based VR system that aims to kickstart VR, which could be a $30 billion market by 2020, according to tech advisory firm Digi-Capital.
The Vive and its rivals Oculus Rift still need a breakout hit on the level of Pokémon Go, which has done wonders for the cause of VR’s cousin, augmented reality.
Sandil has served as an investor at Reloaded Holdings, marketer at Amazon Video Direct, and head of customer acquisition and engagement at Microsoft’s Xbox team, including its Project Spark virtual world. He also ran marketing at Reloaded Games.