Elie Seidman joined Tinder as CEO in November 2017. Prior to Tinder, he was the Chief Executive Officer of OkCupid. An entrepreneur for much of his career, Mr. Seidman was previously the co-founder and CEO of Oyster.com, an online travel business acquired by TripAdvisor in 2013. Mr. Seidman was also the co-founder and CEO of Epana, a telecom and money remittance business. Mr. Seidman began his career at Trilogy in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Seidman serves as a Member of the Advisory Board of Cove Hill Partners, L.P., a private equity fund. He has previously served as a strategic advisor at both Lime Rock Partners and General Atlantic Partners.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania.