Greg Blatt Contributions in the Online Dating Sector

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Greg Blatt is the chairman and chief executive officer at Match Group headquartered in Greater New York Area, United States. He is among the recognized successful entrepreneurs in the technology industry, especially in providing excellent online dating services. Greg Blatt studied at Colgate University graduating with Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature/Letters and Economics. He later joined Columbia Law School in the University of New York where he attained his Doctor of Law.


Early Career

Before attending Columbia Law School, Blatt specialized in English language and Literature and began working in different jobs around the world; Colorado, Reims, and Budapest. On the other hand, he was a writer where he wrote various books and distributed to different readers. Over some few years, Greg worked for Lipton, Rosen & Katz working as an Associate. The businessman, however, left the company in 1997 and joined Grubman Indursky Schindler PC taking a similar position.

While at Grubman Indursky Schindler PC, one of his clients Martha Stewart, recommended him to join his newly formed company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, as an EVP in General Counsel & Business Affairs in 1999. Blatt obliged and joined the company operating until 2003 and later served as an EVP, General Counsel at IAC for five years and four months. From 2009 to 2010, he took the role of the chief executive officer at and later serving a similar position at IAC until December 2013 (Aboutme).

Roles at Match Group and Tinder

Since January 2014, Blatt has held top executive positions at Tinder, Inc. and Match Group. He first served as an Executive Chairman at Match Group until December 2015 while also serving a similar role at Tinder between 2015 and 2016. He was then promoted to the position of chairman and CEO at Match Group in 2015 and on the following year, he held the position of CEO at Tinder where he currently serves. Throughout his career, he revolutionized online dating services while growing the companies he served to reach their limits. Besides, he built a strong reputation of the three brands as well as enhancing customer experiences.

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