Whitney Wolfe has been all about ensuring that individuals get their matches and it was only right that she finds her match too. The tech entrepreneur who played a significant role in the creation of dating app Tinder tied a knot with the love of her life recently. It was all pomp and color at the high-profile wedding which was held in Italy. Whitney Wolfe has been in the business of creating dating apps for a long time. After she moved from Tinder, she created Bumble, an app which is giving Tinder a run for its money. Whitney’s wedding is a demonstration of her strong belief in strong relationships and marriage.
Whitney Wolfe married her longtime lover, Michael Herd who is also an entrepreneur in the oil industry. The wedding was held at luxurious Villa Tre Ville in Positano, Italy. The resort was a perfect destination for the ceremony given its ambiance and view of the ocean. In attendance were fellow Bumble executives Sophia Amoruso and Amber Venz Box.
Whitney has spent all her career life ensuring that others find their soul mates. With her wedding, she has demonstrated the need for individuals to create their own love stories. The coastal view of Villa Tre Ville is breathtaking and provides the perfect destination for a wedding photo shoot.
Whitney Wolfe’s dating app Bumble has gained a lot of traction given its unique approach to dating. The application only allows women to make the first move when they spot a perfect match. Whitney believes that women should stand an equal chance as men on initiating a relationship. The society has always made it a man’s responsibility to make the first move whenever they identify a woman with the qualities they want. Whitney’s approach to dating provides a unique experience to the users of Bumble.
Recently, Whitney turned down an acquisition offer for Bumble that had valued the company at several hundred millions of dollars. Whitney Wolfe has played a very significant role in the growth of Bumble and its further expansion across the United States. As Whitney Wolfe ushers a new chapter of marriage in her life, we can only hope that she will get more experiences that she will use to improve the dating experience at Bumble.
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Drew Madden is an industrial engineer by profession, a career Healthcare IT executive, and an accomplished entrepreneur. The University of Lowa alumnus partly owns and co-manages Evergreen Healthcare Partners, an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) optimization firm based in Middleton, Wisconsin. Drew Madden has been at the company for the last three months and has professionally grown to become not only a leader but also a passionate contributor to EMR projects.
Early Leadership Roles
Madden’s leadership qualities started showing themselves way back in 1998 when as a first-year student at the University of Lowa, the institution made him the student advisor. He held that position until he graduated in 2002. Within the same year, Cerner Corporation hired him as its integration consultant. For four years, Madden was assigned to two hospital systems in Chicago and was mandated with the responsibility of implementing various clinical applications including, but not limited to, the eMAR application. It was also during this time that he got certification for PharmNet and CPOE.
After leaving Cerner Corporation in 2006, Madden joined Healthia Corporation and remained there for the four years that followed. The company made him its senior epic consultant and put him in charge of systems in several hospitals in Midwest. Some of the applications that he was implementing during this time included Epic Inpatient apps. His contribution in the industry earned him certification in a handful of disciplines including Inpatient Medication Orders, Clinical Documentation, and Inpatient Procedure Orders.
A year before quitting Healthia Corporation, Ingenix Consulting Madden its regional sales manager for Midwest region. For thirteen months, he was involved in devising mechanisms through which the company’s sales would be scaled up and most importantly, how the company would develop. He was also given the duty of improving the sales of consulting practices such as GE, Epic, and Allscripts.
Nordic Consulting Partners, Inc.
In December 2010, Drew Madden relinquished his jobs at Healthia Corporation and Ingenix Consulting to take up another job offer at Nordic Consulting Partners, Inc. The company made him its executive vice president, a position he held for less than a year before he was promoted to the company’s president position. He served in that position until April last year.