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Coloured lights flash from the ceilings, workers lounge on circular banquettes, dance music plays from hidden speakers.
Despite being in a mid-rise office tower overlooking a turnpike in the dry, landlocked city of Dallas, Texas, the Match offices are evocative of a racier environment, where anything might happen.
While taking into account a user's stated preferences, such as desired age range, hair colour and body type, it also learns from their actions on the site.So, if a woman says she doesn't want to date anyone older than 26, but often looks at profiles of thirty-somethings, Match will know she is in fact open to meeting older men. That is, the algorithm looks at the behaviour of similar users and factors in that information, too.Until Ginsberg joined IAC, which owns Match, in 2006, she worked at i2 Technologies, a supply-chain management company, also based in Dallas.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.
Then, while still at i2, she became involved with an engineer at the company who was born halfway across the world. "If I had laid out a criteria for what I was looking for, it would not have been a guy from south India," she told me. You're constantly making trade-offs about who's too tall, too short, too smart and too dumb.