mike mayzelMike Mayzel, a tech PR veteran of StumbleUpon, Google and Porter Novelli, has moved to social media platform Pinterest in San Francisco to guide partner communications.

Mayzel exits the project-focused consultancy The Pramana Collective, where he was its first executive in residence over the past five months and worked with Pinterest.

At Pinterest, he takes a role vacated by Facebook alum Annie Ta in April when she became product manager. He oversees communications efforts for the company and partners that leverage the platform in marketing and PR.

Mayzel previously directed communications for StumbleUpon and worked communications and partner development at Google. Earlier posts included Elance, Engage, Porter Novelli and Technology Solutions. 

Barry Schnitt heads communications and public policy for Pinterest, which he joined in 2012 from Facebook.