Person Overview

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Primary:
Director at BOKU
Past:
CEO, board of directors at Project Playlist, CEO at MySpace, See All (5)
Education:
University of California, Santa Cruz

Detailed Description

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Owen Van Natta is the Executive Vice President of Business at Zynga. In this role, he is responsible for the company's revenue strategy, corporate development, international expansion, and brand. Prior to joining Zynga, Owen was consulting for the Company across a number of critical business functions. Owen is also a member of the Zynga Board of Directors. Most recently, Van Natta served as Chief Executive Officer of MySpace where he was responsible for all aspects of the company's strategic vision and the execution of its global business initiatives. Owen joined the MySpace team after serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Project Playlist, a music sharing website allowing users to search for music, create custom playlists, and share the content with friends. Prior to Project Playlist, Van Natta was the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, where he focused on revenue operations, business development, and strategic partnerships. Earlier in his career, Owen was Vice President of Worldwide Business and Corporate Development at Amazon.com, where he managed global marketing programs and strategic partnerships. He was part of the founding team of A9.com, the Amazon.com search company, and was responsible for site operations and sponsored-link advertising. Owen holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Experience (7)

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    Project Playlist

    CEO, board of directors
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    MySpace

    CEO
    Apr, 2009 - Feb 10, 2010
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    Zynga

    EVP Business, Board of Directors
    Aug 13, 2010
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    Amazon

    Vice President of Worldwide Business and Corporate Development
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    BOKU

    Director
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    Facebook

    Chief Revenue Officer, VP of Operations
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    zip2

    Director, Sales
    1997 - Jan, 1999

Advisory Roles (2)

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Investments (18)