Eric Eichmann

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Eric Eichmann

Eric Eichmann

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Eric 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 both at Living Social and Rosetta Stone, and SVP of Advertising Operations and Technology at AOL. Prior to this, Eric also acted as 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.

David Clark

Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer

David Clark

David Clark

Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer

David brings more than 20 years of public company CFO experience to his role at Spark Networks. Prior to joining Spark, he served as CFO for Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. – a global leader and innovator in cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products. Prior to Synchronoss, David 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 also acted as 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.

Fred Beckley

Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Fred Beckley

Fred Beckley

Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Fred 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.

Tobias Plaputta

Chief Technology Officer

Tobias Plaputta

Tobias Plaputta

Chief Technology Officer

Tobias 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.

Ken Chin

Chief Product Officer

Ken Chin

Ken Chin

Chief Product Officer

Ken 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.