Owen Van Natta reluctantly left Amazon.com to become Facebook's COO in 2005. What he really wanted was a CEO gig. And so after three years and a demotion, Van Natta left Facebook yesterday in order to become CEO somewhere, anywhere. Well, Mr. Van Natta, boy are you going to owe us. Here's a note we received from a Valleywag reader that's going to make your day.
Any chance you can supply contact info for Owen Van Natta - other than the main answer machine at FaceBook? We'd like to explore offering him the CEO spot at 'Smart'Alert Network.com. Thanks for any help. Bill Janis, COO: 561.[redacted]
Drop me a line, Mr. Van Natta, and I'll be happy to share the full phone number for you. We'll just say you owe me a sandwich. In the meantime, check out screenshots from your new company! It's like Facebook, but without all the blue.