Indian-origin CEO of Match.com
, deserves to be in spotlight,"
: Anand Mahindra
29 December, 2021
Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, praised Shar Dubey, for speaking out against
Texas' abortion bill
Dubey’s company Match.com operates popular dating apps like
Hinge and Tinder.
She took over as the company’s CEO in March last year
Mahindra questioned in his tweet that he had never heard of Dubey before.
“Is she not often cited in the lists of global Indian-origin CEOs because the companies she leads are matchmaking sites?
Shar Dubey , CEO of Match.com also got featured in Forbes magazine’s list of most powerful women in 2021
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She hails from
Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur, joined Match Group in 2006.
She also served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Tinder
She holds a BS degree in Engineering from the IIT-Kharagpur and a Master’s in Engineering from Ohio State University
Google CEO Sundar Pichai was her classmate at IIT-Kharagpur. Dubey was reportedly the only woman metallurgical engineer that year
The CEO is in the news again for opposing the abortion law in Texas, where Match Group has its headquarters.
The law bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy . Dubey also set up a fund to help employees impacted by the abortion law
Shar told the New York TImes newspaper that she personally took a stand against the law. “The company did not take a stand,”