Greg Blatt is a senior executive in the American technology industry and the former Match Group Chairman and President. Mr. Blatt attended college at Colgate University in New York, where he studied English and economics. His ambition was leadership, but Greg decided to focus more on literature while at school. Blatt said when he finished school, he did not have any plans on what to do because he had changed his career from senior leadership roles to English and literature.
Greg Blatt says lack of plans led him to do a bar attendant job, among other odd jobs. During this time, he also traveled to San Francisco and Europe. Greg wrote a novel that reflected his studies in college. He eventually decided to join a law school, Columbia Law School, two years after his first graduation.
Greg Blatt graduated from Columbia University and was employed at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, top mergers and acquisitions in New York. He then joined Grubman Indursky Schindler PC, where he met Martha Stewart, a trusted client of Grubman. Stewart had a holding company for her brands called Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She employed Greg Blatt in her firm work as the general counsel in 1999.
After four years at Martha’s establishment, Greg moved to IAC, a more significant company with massive mergers. These mergers include Ticketmaster, Hotels.com, Match.com and Home Shopping Network. He served as the general counsel and the executive vice president. Blatt was then employed as the CEO of Match.com, based in Dallas, Texas, in 2009.
IAC had acquired Match.com, and it was among the first modern dating webs on the internet. This firm had been hit by financial stagnation when Greg Blatt was appointed the president. Mr. Blatt believes this was his official career beginning because he had to manage a company in a financial crisis. Greg was employed as the President of IAC two years later. See this page to learn more.
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