Greg Blatt the former CEO and Chairman of Dating

Greg Blatt is an American technology businessman, who attributed to the success of several online dating companies as CEO. He has also held high positions in the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia organization. Greg Blatt studied Law at Columbia Law school obtaining a Doctorate. He has degrees in English language, literature/letters, and economics from Colgate University. He became an Associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz from 1995 and left in 1997 (Consumerist). 

Blatt also served as an associate of Grubman Indursky & Schindler PC from 1997 to 1999. Blatt next started working for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in 1999 and became EVP in General Counsel and Business Affairs. In 2003 Greg Blatt left the Martha Stewart organization to assume the same title at IAC. He transitioned once again in 2009 to be CEO of until 2010. The successful businessman then went back to IAC to serve as CEO there also gaining more and more experience on the online dating field each year.  

Greg Blatt eventually became the Chairman and CEO of the Match group in 2015 to 2017. He was simultaneously the CEO of Tinder from 2016 to 2017. Also, Blatt was Executive Chairman of Tinder from 2015 to 2016. Greg Blatts’ strong understanding of the law is a large part of his success in business. He also understands how the algorithm for success in the dating industry works. He explained on a television interview in 2010 how it works, and matches clients based on compatibility but, the system was not perfect. 

However, millions of people have met through one of his dating services. Knowing this Blatt has led multiple online dating services successfully. He stated in a recent interview that, in order to grow a company there has to be flexibility within that organization to do so. The former CEO also advises to learn from your mistakes and also question everything. 

He said he questions everything simply “why?” Greg Blatt is a forward thinking leader with several successful businesses in his wake. He is truly an American dating technology pioneer. Today, millions of people continue to use online dating services and apps.


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