Home » Organization founder » Sam Yagan (2015)

Sam Yagan (2015)

Sam Yagan is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of OkCupid. In 2013, he was named to TIME Magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’ list He is currently the CEO of the world’s largest e-dating site, Match.com.

Similar Interviews

Steve Huffman (Steve Huffman is an American web developer and co-founder of the website reddit. More recently, h...)

Justin Kan (Justin Kan is an American Internet entrepreneur and investor. He is the co-founder of live video ...)

Sam Altman (Sam founded loopt to improve the way friends communicate. His primary responsibility within loopt...)

» All Organization founder Interviews

About the Sam Yagan Interview

I studied Applied Mathematics in college, and after working on SparkNotes and eDonkey, I co-founded OkCupid with 3 far more talented people: Chris Coyne, Max Krohn, and Christian Rudder. After we sold OkCupid to Match, I became the CEO of The Match Group, which includes not just Match and OkCupid, but also Tinder, Meetic, OurTime, and about 40 other brands around the world.

Incredulously, I have been named to TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” and Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”

The three most common new year's resolutions involve money/career, health/fitness, and relationships, making this our busiest time of the year as millions of people make finding love a renewed priority. I've got 12 years of experience running dating businesses and all the data at my fingertips, ready to help you if I can. AMA.

https://twitter.com/reddit_AMA/status/552114778504982528

Thanks so much for your questions! Please check out OkCupid, Match, Tinder, or any of our other products! I hope you enjoyed this AMA as much as I did. Best, Sam.

Sam Yagan Jan 05, 2015