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In a Business Matter’s article entitled, “Profile: Greg Blatt: Modern CEO, Leader, & Professional Thinker”, Blatt shared how he recognized the innate importance of remaining driven by his professional assignments, and has actively sought positions that would be rewarding on a professional, and personal level.

Greg Blatt was the CEO and Chairman of The Match Group, the world’s largest online dating company, which he helped take public in 2015. Blatt is an early pioneer of the internet revolution and has been a key architect of digital advertising. His earlier digital advertising ventures drove a new era in marketing that ushered in video ads and other forms of ‘bidirectional’ marketing to content creators and consumers alike.

Early in his career, Greg Blatt worked as a legal counsel and later a merger and acquisition attorney at several midsize law firms in the national ad agency industry. Greg quickly built leading-edge client relationships in both public and private markets. After a few years working at the intersection of law and business, he eventually left to pursue a career in Internet marketing.

Blatt spent the next few years doing everything from building new businesses to serving as CEO of companies he built. He even managed to find time to start two companies as CEO before exiting the second company after four years of operations and finding a new position.

Greg Blatt served as the CEO of IAC and was the CEO of Match.com. He led Match.com from 2004-2016 and led the IPO process taking Match Group public in 2015. Before that, Blatt was president of People Media, Inc., the largest dating website and operator of the leading matchmaking service.

Previously, Greg Blatt served as CEO of People Media (a joint venture between Time Warner and IAC), where he produced a commendable revenue growth in 4 years, growing it to become one of the most successful network businesses at IAC.

Blatt has been a senior member of several boards of directors. He was the chairman of the board for Greg Blatt and is currently on the board of directors for Thrillist Media Group and The Singles’ Club (which he founded). He also serves as a director on the board of TONIC, Moviefone, IAC’s Privacy Advisory Board, and is a member of IAC’s Executive Committee. Blatt holds a Bachelor of Arts from College University and a Doctor of Law from Columbia Law School. Go here for related Information.

 

Find more information about Blatt on https://variety.com/exec/greg-blatt/