Greg Blatt, A Renowned American Businessman


Gregory Wayne Blatt is an American businessman. He has served as Chairman of the Board and IAC/InterActiveCorp since 2004. In 2001, he founded Blatt & Thompson Capital Management and served as its Chief Investment Officer until joining IAC. Since 2000, he has been a Managing Member at Matrix Partners.

He served as a Director of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. from 2000 to 2004 and its Lead Independent Director from 2002 to 2004.

Greg Blatt earned a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Redlands in 1974 and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA in 1980. He is also a CFA charter holder. Education: Blatt received his B.A. Magna Cum Laude at the University of Redlands (C.A.) in 1974 with a major in mathematics and economics, and his M.B.




Greg is a Managing Member at Matrix Partners, served as Chief Investment Officer of Blatt & Thompson Capital Management since its inception in 2001 until joining IAC/InterActiveCorp. Since 2000, Blatt has served as Managing Member of Matrix Partners.

Greg Blatt is also the founder of SportsTicker LLC, which CNN/Time Warner acquired in 1997. He has also held senior management positions at such companies as Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., Roto Source (NASDAQ: ROTO), and CNN/Sports Illustrated. He is also an adjunct professor at the Anderson School of Management, UCLA.

Blatt serves on the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company, Time Warner Inc., Discovery Communications, and The New York Times Company. Blatt has also served on the board of directors of Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. from 2000 to 2003 and has performed at various other companies.

Blatt made his first million in 1983 by trading options. He is a CFA and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He earned his degree from the Anderson School at UCLA and was a member of the UCLA Math Society, The University of Redlands Math Club, and Phi Mu Alpha fraternity. Refer to this page on LinkedIn, for additional information.


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