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Adam Segel

Online media innovator, avid observer of culture, gay life guru, matchmaker, and social dating champion

Adam Segel is CEO of Online Buddies Inc., a leading global online media innovator and the largest company in the world to connect men seeking men. As CEO he is in charge of the corporate strategy, direction and growth for its multiple properties that include Manhunt.net, the world's largest gay personals and social networking website, Jack’d, the fastest growing gay social app among young adult gay men, and Dandy, a new matching and dating application for men seeking men. <br /> <br /> Segel has been one of the leaders of the gay mobile movement, successfully shifting existing offerings onto mobile platforms and acquiring key players, such as mobile app Jack’d which boasts a 5 million strong community, with 80% of users 18-30 years old. He also heads up the organization’s health and outreach functions, which have been recognized by the CDC as the gold standard for responsible interaction between social networks and their users. <br /> <br /> Adam has 17 years experience in the dating space, formerly serving as Vice President of Tele-Publishing, part of the People2People Group, a leading vice personals vendor.

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