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The Accomplishments of Greg Blatt

Greg Blatt came from New York to Texas in February 2009 to lead, a modest firm compared to its giant parent company InterActivCorp (IAC), where he had recently spent the previous five years. is one of the first contemporary dating services to enter the internet. However, it has recently faced a standstill, monetarily and in terms of the user base.

Corporate Law and General Counsel

Greg Blatt joined Martha Stewart Living in 1999 when was sold to IAC. After 18 months at New York’s leading mergers and acquisitions company, he returned to corporate law.

He later decided that corporate law wasn’t the best for him and instead shifted to entertainment law and became an associate at Grubman Indursky Schindler PC, where he met Martha Stewart, a client.

Stewart was trying to buy the rights to her magazine and other items. In 1999, she chose to take Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia public after forming it to operate as a holding firm. She hired Blatt as general counsel in May, and the business debuted on the NYSE in November, beginning at $18 per share and nearly doubling by day’s end.

Uncertain Career Beginnings

Blatt grew up in a Boston suburb without administrative leadership or legal ambitions. He went to college for its sake and admitted his academic achievement was lackluster. He majored in English at Colgate University in New York, but he never gave any attention to his profession after graduation.

After graduation, Blatt joined a friend impulsively to Telluride to “ski bum.” joined him impulsively. During the following two years, he bussed tables, tended bar, and worked inSan Francisco and Europe.

He also thought about his future career. He authored a book and commented on his English studies, concluding that he liked reading, writing, analyzing, and debating. He ultimately took the LSAT and got an invitation from Columbia Law School, which converted his passions into practical skills.

Executive Leadership for IAC

Blatt left Martha Stewart Omnimedia for IAC after four and half years to IAC, which owned a vast conglomeration of firms. He worked as general counsel and was highly involved in executive affairs, providing him the skills and experience to become’s CEO. he spent two years at before being appointed as the CEO of IAC. In 2014, he was appointed to lead Match Group.