How Greg Blatt Made His Mark In The Online Dating Industry

Business executive Greg Blatt was trained as an attorney at Columbia Law School. This New York City-based businessman also has degrees in English language and literature and economics he acquired in 1990 at Colgate University. He spent the first five years of his career at two law firms; Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and then Grubman Indursky Schindler PC (Interview).

He first became a business executive in May 1999 when he joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. He handled both business and legal affairs. His success at this company led to him being recruited by IAC where he fulfilled similar roles. This is a holding company that invests in many other companies including some in the online dating sector.

In February 2009, George Blatt moved into the online dating sector full-time. He was the CEO of before returning to IAC for three years as their CEO. For three and a half years he was the CEO of Tinder, Inc. as well as at Match Group. He has also been the chairman of the board at Match Group and an executive chairman at both of these companies.

Gref helped all three online dating companies he worked to expand their user bases and revenues. One of his biggest accomplishments was Greg Blatt´s introduction of Tinder Plus. This is a subscription service that quickly garnered over one million users not long after it was released.

When Tinder Plus came out a lot of people thought that it would come at the expense of the other mobile apps that Match Group offers. Due to Greg Blatt’s leadership, this fear didn’t come to pass. He was able to grow both the overall number of users for all of the company’s apps and increase Match Group’s revenues.

He left the online dating scene a few years ago in order to pursue opportunities in other industries. Greg Blatt left behind an altered and improved landscape in the online dating industry. He said that during his time in this industry he was able to put together some amazing teams. He also likes that he was able to bring together couples and contribute to their meaningful relationships.

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