Match Group Executives


Mandy Ginsberg
CEO of Match Group

Mandy Ginsberg currently serves as CEO of Match Group. Mandy has served in multiple roles since joining the company in 2006, including CEO of Match Group Americas, CEO of The Princeton Review and President of Match.

Mandy’s customer experience acumen developed during her tenure as Vice President of Consumer Technology for Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, then subsequently in her role as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at i2 Technologies.

Mandy holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Shar Dubey
President of Match Group
Shar Dubey
Shar Dubey

Sharmistha Dubey currently serves as the President of Match Group. Shar has served in multiple roles since joining the company in 2006, including President of Match Group North America, Chief Operating Officer of Tinder and Chief Product Officer of Match.

Previously, she served as Chief Product Officer and EVP of The Princeton Review, where Shar led the product team in creating innovative features that were easy, fun and successful for students.

She holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a master’s in engineering from Ohio State University.

Gary Swidler
Chief Financial Officer
Gary Swidler
Gary Swidler

Gary Swidler currently serves as CFO of Match Group. Previously, he was an executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and its predecessors for nearly 18 years serving in various capacities. Most recently, he served as a Managing Director and led the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group.

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch & Company in 1997, Gary was an associate at the New York City-based law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Gary graduated with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and with a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

Jared Sine
General Counsel

Jared Sine currently serves as General Counsel and Secretary for Match Group.

Sine joined Match Group from Expedia, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, overseeing all legal aspects of Expedia’s mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic initiatives, as well as all post-acquisition legal and integration matters.

Sine began his legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and later joined Latham & Watkins, where he advised leading Fortune 500 Companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and other general corporate matters.

He holds a B.S. in Economics and a J.D. from Brigham Young University and is admitted to practice law in New York and California.

Alexandre Lubot
CEO of Match Group EMEA & APAC

Alexandre Lubot currently serves as CEO of Match Group EMEA & APAC.
He is responsible for Meetic, Twoo, Pairs, Couples, Match Asia-Pacific, with particular focus on further expansion of the Match Group business within EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.

He joined Meetic in 2011 as Chief Marketing Officer for Europe, was appointed CEO of Meetic Europe in 2013, and later in 2015, CEO of Match Group Europe.

Prior to that, Alexandre spent 12 years at Procter & Gamble, where he held various operational and strategic positions in France and internationally, both in brand marketing and in business leadership roles.

Alexandre holds a master’s in management from ESCP Europe (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris).

Amarnath Thombre
CEO of Match Group Americas
Amarnath Thombre
Amarnath Thombre

Amarnath Thombre currently serves as the CEO of Match Group Americas. Amarnath has served in multiple roles since joining the company in 2008, including Chief Strategy Officer, Match Group and President, Match North America. Prior to that, Amarnath held various management and strategy roles at i2 Technologies, where he drove growth at multiple consumer businesses through supply chain innovation.

He holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and a master’s in engineering from the University of Arizona.

Peter Foster
GM of Global Advertising and Brand Solutions
Peter Foster
Peter Foster

Peter Foster currently serves as the GM of Global Advertising and Brand Solutions across Match Group’s properties.

Before joining Match Group, Peter served as CRO for Wrap Media and from 2011-2015, Peter served as Vice President, Solutions Development at Yahoo. In this role, he led Yahoo’s Media Solutions as well as the company’s audience advertising business and mid-market sales team. Previously, he served as CRO at 5to1.com, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2011. Peter has extensive experience in advertising and sales and has held senior leadership roles at organizations including Hi5, Kosmix, Photobucket, Fastclick/ValueClick Media, Maxonline and L90.

Peter holds a bachelor of science degree from Kenyon College.

Match Group Brand CEOs


Elie Seidman
CEO of Tinder

Elie Seidman currently serves as CEO of Tinder. Previously, Elie served as CEO of OkCupid where he reversed the business' trajectory in 18 months.

A veteran technology company founder and leader, Mr. Seidman has over 20 years of experience leading and building consumer tech companies, and previously was the co-founder and CEO of startups,Oyster.com and Epana.

He holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Justin McLeod
Founder and CEO of Hinge

Justin grew up in Louisville, KY and studied at Colgate University. After a few years in management consulting, he attended Harvard Business School and decided to follow his passion for connecting people. Justin founded Hinge in February 2011 with a mission to create real-life connections. As a romantic and the protagonist of a real-life love story, he relaunched Hinge to create a culture of thoughtful dating, the dating app designed to be deleted. Justin’s vision for a more thoughtful experience resonated with millennials and led to the company's user base growing 400% in 2018.

Malgosia Green
CEO of Plenty of Fish

Malgosia Green is the CEO of Plenty of Fish.

Prior to this role, Malgosia served as the Chief Product Officer (CPO) at educational technology company Top Hat, where she headed up product and engineering, and helped scale the company to over 300 people in just 5 years.

Previously, Malgosia was the founder & CEO of Savvica, an online marketing company focused on international education. Savvica launched LearnHub in 2008, a higher ed, test prep, and career network for students, which grew to be the largest education site in India.

An entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience, Malgosia has worked in Toronto, San Francisco, and Austin. She holds a BaSc. in System Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Hesam Hosseini
CEO of Match and Match Affinity
Hesam Hosseini
Hesam Hosseini

Hesam Hosseini currently serves as CEO of Match and Match Affinity. Hesam has served in multiple roles since joining the company in 2008, including CEO of PlentyOfFish, General Manager of New Initiatives and General Manager of Match International. Prior to that, Hesam held various management roles at technology startups and was a consultant with McKinsey & Company.

Hesam holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from The University of Western Ontario.

Ariel Charytan
CEO of OkCupid

Ariel Charytan currently serves as the CEO of OkCupid. Previously, he served as SVP at Audible, an Amazon company. A veteran company founder, Mr. Charytan has spent his career building and fostering media, online travel and telecom businesses. Before that, he was the co-founder and CPO of Oyster.com.

Junya Ishibashi
CEO of Pairs

Junya Ishibashi currently serves as the CEO of Pairs and General Manager of Match Group Japan and Taiwan. Mr. Ishibashi has served multiple roles since joining Eureka, Inc. in 2013, where he became COO and CTO in January 2016. Before that, in 2010, he joined a company as supervising manager, where he was responsible to grow their web business.

He entered Tokyo University of Science as an Architecture major and while simultaneously joining a company offering contract-based web systems development. He left university during his second year to dedicate himself to engineering work.

Matthieu Jacquier
CEO of Meetic

Matthieu Jacquier currently serves as the CEO of Meetic. Previously, he was the Chief Product & Customer Officer at Meetic, where he ensured the best customer experience through product, design, customer service, CRM and events. Before that, he specialized in the product area by becoming Product & Marketing Director at SFR, then Director of Innovation for Coyote Systems.

After graduating from École Polytechnique for undergrad, Mr. Jacquier then did a Master of Science at Stanford University, and a Master of Business Administration at Sciences Po.

Joost Roelandts
CEO of Twoo/Ablo

Joost Roelandts currently serves as CEO of social discovery platform Twoo and recently launched social app Ablo. He has served in multiple roles since joining the company in 2007, until he was appointed CEO in 2016. He has over 10 years of experience in running social platforms with a global footprint.

Mr. Roelandts holds a master’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Ghent and a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Leuven Association.