Renate Nyborg is the Chief Executive Officer of Tinder, the world’s most popular app for meeting new people.
From a gadget obsessed teen to founding her own company, Renate has spent decades immersing herself in every aspect of app-driven technology. Her career has spanned the creation and leadership of the International Product & Marketing group at meditation app Headspace, as well as leading the app store subscription business in Europe for Apple. She founded an app development company named Pleo and also ran Mobile globally for Edelman. Prior to her appointment as CEO, Renate was leading Tinder's European business.
Encouraged to try Tinder by a friend, Renate met her own husband on Tinder. Her mission is to bring that magic of human connection to every person that joins Tinder. Her firm focus is on creating industry-first ways to explore and interact on and offline no matter who or where you are in the world.
Renate is of Norwegian and Dutch origin and has worked in London, Silicon Valley, Stockholm, Paris and Switzerland. She is a Philosophy graduate of Cambridge University. She loves her piano and music, as well as hiking or skiing around the Alps.