Ex Facebook COO to be new MySpace CEO?

23 Apr 2009

Facebook’s ex-COO Owen Van Natta has been tapped to fill the role of CEO at MySpace, replacing founder Chris DeWolfe who will now be a “strategic advisor.” The latter is from an official Facebook press release. Van Natta’s appointment is still unconfirmed (it was reported by


Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.