Management Team

Managing Directors
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Eric Eichmann joined Spark Networks in November 2019. Previously, Eric was Chief Executive Officer at Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ: CRTO). Prior to joining Criteo, Eric was Chief Operating Officer at Living Social and at Rosetta Stone, SVP of Advertising Operations and Technology at AOL, and Eric was also a senior engagement manager at Mckinsey&Co. Eric holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Clark brings more than 20 years of public company CFO experience to his role at Spark Networks. Prior to joining Spark he served as Chief Financial Officer for Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., a global leader and innovator in cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products. Prior to Synchronoss, Mr. Clark served as the CFO of The Meet Group, a subsidiary of ParshipMeet Group, a leading provider of interactive dating solutions, including some of the world's largest livestreaming video dating apps. He was the CFO of Nutrisystem from 2007 to 2013. Clark's first CFO role was at Suncom Wireless from 1997 to 2006, where he successfully scaled the company to more than $800 million in revenue, before ultimately merging the company with T-Mobile. He is a graduate of Boston College with a B.S. in Accounting and Economics.
Senior Management
Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel

Mr. Beckley brings more than 30 years’ experience in technology and nearly a decade specifically in the global dating industry to his role at Spark Networks. Most recently he served as Executive Vice President of Business Affairs & General Counsel at The Meet Group, Inc., a leading provider of interactive dating solutions, including some of the world’s largest livestreaming video dating apps. From 2000 to 2010 he was Executive Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel at TruePosition, Inc., a pioneering hardware and software provider of wireless location solutions. From 1995 to 2000, he served in various roles at Verizon Communications, Inc., ending there as Senior Counsel, Business Development for Verizon Wireless. Mr. Beckley is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Yale Law School, and Yale Divinity School.

Chief Technology Officer

Tobias Plaputta has been the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Spark Networks since November 2020. As CTO he leads technological innovations for Spark Networks’ portfolio of premium, complementary brands including Zoosk, EliteSingles, SilverSingles, Christian Mingle, Jdate, JSwipe and eDarling.

Tobias has over a decade of experience working with Spark’s products. Since joining as a developer in February 2010, he has been a part of several company milestones, including kickstarting mobile development in 2012, overseeing multiple new country launches of core products, managing company takeovers in France and the US, and running creative and development teams as a General Manager.

Chief Product Officer

Chin is an accomplished leader with over 20 years’ experience in product leadership for online marketplaces (eBay and SeekAsia) and e-commerce (FarFetch). As a group product manager at eBay, he was critical in driving a merger between eBay’s EU Retail Promotions Platform with the global platform, and crucial in driving corporate innovation at BCG Digital Ventures. He has international experience and has built high performance teams throughout his career, driving digital transformation and enabling corporate innovation. He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia, with a B. Sc - Double Major in Computer Science & Information Technology and an MBA with a major in Marketing.