Greg Blatt: CEO and Chairman of Tinder

Greg Blatt is the CEO and Chairman of Tinder. In this post, we will take a look at how he has been able to grow his company from a small startup to one of the most popular social networking applications in the world. We’ll cover some strategies that have helped him create brand awareness for his company and develop a profitable business model.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Greg Blatt was born in 1960. He attended Cornell University and graduated with a degree in engineering. Today, he is the CEO and Chairman of Tinder, the social networking application that has changed how people interact socially. Here are some interesting facts about Greg Blatt:

He began his career as the CFO for Match.com.

In 2003, he was elected to the board of directors for IAC/InterActiveCorp. He has been a member ever since and is currently on the Executive Committee.

He is also a Board Member at The Markle Foundation and The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. In addition, he is a Trustee for The Cornell University College of Engineering.

He began his career in the banking industry before moving on to other ventures. He served as a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co, Inc from 1991 -1996. In 2000, he moved into the Telecommunications and Mobile Technology industry after being appointed CEO of First Meta, Inc.

In 2009, Blatt was named CEO of IAC’s Match.com business unit. In 2011, he became the Chairman of Tinder and held that position until 2016 when he was named as the Chairman and interim CEO. In 2017, he became the co-chairman as well as the CEO.

Since taking over Tinder, Greg Blatt has helped the company grow immensely. Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2014, he led monetization efforts around dating sites Match and Chemistry.com. He is responsible for starting IAC’s Competitive Strategy Committee, which was responsible for developing a new growth strategy for the organization.

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