Greg Blatt’s Dating Success Started Humbly

Greg Blatt is the former chairman and CEO of Match Group. He ran the company from January 1, 2016 until December 31, 2017. Also, Greg Blatt was the CEO of Tinder from December 2016 to December 2017. He started from very humble beginnings. After graduating from college, he took time off to live in various cities in the United States and Europe. He paid his way through gigs like bartending, painting houses, and bussing tables. 


He decided to try his hand at law school after that. From his experience at law school, he went on to work for a large mergers and acquisitions firm in New York City. Greg Blatt is a creative who wrote a novel and multiple screenplays during his time as an attorney. After his stint in M & A he decided to get into entertainment law, hoping that working in the field would lead to opportunities for his creative endeavors.


Life, however, had other plans for Greg Blatt when Martha Stewart decided that she wanted to take her corporation public. She had been a client of Blatt’s and he decided to get on board as Martha Stewart’s general counsel in the newly formed corporation. This was his first foray into the corporate world as a general counsel making immediately a huge progress improving the company’s management concerns besides preparing unforgettable margaritas! (Marthastewart).


He did that for five years until the opportunity to run a small online dating business presented itself. Because Greg Blatt believed that online dating was in its infancy and was going to be a big business, he jumped in with both hands and helped build Match Group into what it is today. Within a few years he was offered the CEO position. He took the post and remained on for three years. Eventually, he helped take the company public through an IPO.


Greg Blatt has had a lot of success with Match Group. He uses face-to-face meetings as the best way he knows to move a project forward. He asks a lot of questions and engages his associates in debate to move progress along. Judging from Greg Blatt’s success, it must be a good strategy.

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