Greg Blatt has been one of the big figures behind the world of online dating for many years. He had worked as the Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel before joining IAC back in 2003 for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Prior to this corporate position, he had worked for 2 law firms that were based in New York. Blatt is a graduate of Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree and later attended Columbia Law School where he earned his Juris Doctorate.
From 2010 to 2013, he had served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Match Group from IAC before to becoming the Executive Chairman until 2015. After this, he joined Tinder as the Executive Chairman until 2016 and then became the CEO of the company until the end of 2017. Most recently, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Match Group (PraBook).
When trying to advance a project that he is working on, this successful man believes that meeting with people face to face is the most effective way to get things done. Proximity lets you take decisions at the moment and lets you somehow get to know a little better the person you´re dealing with. Greg Blatt tries to use his time as effectively as possible and to not waste it by attending standing meetings that don’t have a set purpose and may not even be needed. Having a flexible schedule and free time is something that allows him to be as productive as possible and sometimes this entails completely different things from week to week.
Bringing things to life is important in every business and Greg Blatt admits that he isn’t the one that brings things to life himself. As an executive, one of his roles is to make sure he has the right team behind him that is capable of making things happen when they need to. Greg Blatt states that it is important to make sure that your team is heading in the right direction by empowering them to do what they need to do. Once you have managed to reach the top of your company, your team is one of the most important things that you have as they are the ones that are helping make ideas reality.
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