Greg Blatt is an iconic American business executive and investor who has made his name and fortune in the technology and social media sectors. He has spent the bulk of his career working at the expansive holding company, IAC.
Among the most prominent positions that he has held include being the CEO and Chairperson of IAC and its most prosperous subsidiaries Tinder and Match Group. Thanks to Blatt’s shrewd leadership, these enterprises were able to capitalize on the exploding online dating industry to become among the top brands globally.
A zigzagging career paths
Among the unique things about Greg Blatt’s career is the zigzagging path it has taken since he joined IAC in 2003. He started as the General Counsel and Executive Vice President at IAC till 2009, when he became the CEO of Match.com. In 2010, the world-class business leader became the CEO of IAC to 2013. It was at this point that Blatt joined Tinder and Match Group to 2017. According to Blatt, his expertise was needed all over the various holding entities to strengthen each of its brands; that’s why he had to move a lot.
During his tenure at IAC, Greg Blatt also made massive investments in its stocks. As of March 2018, he was the owner of Match stock amounting to $221 million, an investment he had made for more than six years.
About Greg’s early career
This admirable investor and business leader graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. and from Columbia Law School with a J.D. Soon after, he went on to join the New York law fraternity working at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Grubman Indusky & Schindler as an associate. Greg Blatt then joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as General Counsel and Secretary plus Executive Vice President of Business Affairs between 1999 and 2003. See this page for more information.
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