Executive Interview: Shmuel Gordon, CEO of Neumate


NameShmuel Gordon
Position & Company:  CEO, Neumate.
Period of time in the role: From inception.
Twitter ID: I don’t use Twitter.

Can you describe your role and what you do in one sentence?

I listen to my gifted and brilliant team and make intelligent decisions based on their input.

Tell us a little about your company.  

Neumate.  Local Online Dating.

What is your personal style in business in three words? 

Compete and Win.

How did you get into the online dating industry?  

Incredible business opportunity that adds positive value to civilization.

What are you most proud of in your role?  

My openness to change.

What are the biggest challenges the industry faces?  

With Neumate, the online dating industry is set to reach new heights. Challenges common to online daters of today have been addressed and it’s only a matter or time before word spreads. The outlook is very bright for the online dating industry and more importantly, for singles.

What do you believe is the most exciting opportunity facing the industry?  

The opportunity is gone. It was to eliminate the gimmicks and inefficiencies in online dating. Neumate has done this.

What do you love most about the online dating industry?  

Connecting people, all in the name of love, fun, sex and life.

Which service or company do you admire in the online dating industry?  

eHarmony. They can sell ice cubes to an eskimo.

What sets your company apart from others in the industry?  

Neumate replicates real world social dynamics accurately. No one else does.

What does the rest of 2013 hold for your company?  

Not sure. Tough to gauge the speed of an avalanche.

​Visit Neumate here, and read GDI’s story on them here.

Simon Edmunds

Simon is the former editor of Global Dating Insights. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

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