This is now well past speculation. Owen Van Natta, Facebook’s former Chief Revenue Officer and Amazon’s former Vice President of Worldwide Business and Corporate Development, is the new CEO of Project Playlist.
Or at least that’s what he’s been telling people, we’ve heard from multiple sources.
The company hasn’t returned our emails, even to say “no comment.” Same with Van Natta. We sent TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid by their offices today to get the brush off in person, and the company duly complied. “Our CEO isn’t available to talk to you,” an unidentified spokesperson said. In response to the question “Who is your CEO?” she answered “I can’t tell you that information.”
On the upside, the site’s back up.