Former MySpace and Project Playlist executive Owen Van Natta has resurfaced, this time and social gaming powerhouse Zynga.

Van Natta is taking on the role of executive VP of business operations and sits on the company's board.

Van Natta formerly held the title of CEO at MySpace, which he vacated after just 10 months on the job following conflicts with Jonathan Miller, chief digital officer of MySpace parent company NewsCorp.

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