She was promoted to her current post earlier this year, after former Match president Gregg Blatt was made chief executive officer of IAC.
Besides having the right résumé for the job, Ginsberg had enough experience in love to know that finding the right partner is tough., a site for Jewish singles, but kept coming up short.
Until Ginsberg joined IAC, which owns Match, in 2006, she worked at i2 Technologies, a supply-chain management company, also based in Dallas.Indeed, says Thombre, "the politics one is quite interesting.Conservatives are far more open to reaching out to someone with a different point of view than a liberal is." That is, when it comes to looking for love, conservatives are more open-minded than liberals.And once at Match, he, Ginsberg and a team of nine maths whizzes hired by Thombre, set about updating the Match algorithm."The one thing I knew was numbers and analytics, so we started building a numbers team here," he told me. The same principles work, no matter what kind of numerical problem you're solving."The way the Match algorithm learns, he says, is similar to the way the human brain learns.