Shar Dubey

Shar Dubey, Director

Sharmistha Dubey serves as an Operating Partner of Advent International, a global private equity investing firm. Shar previously served as CEO of Match Group from 2020-2022, overseeing the portfolio of brands including Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, Hyperconnect and PlentyOfFish. Shar has been recognized as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women and was one of only 31 women leading an S&P 500 company at the time.

From 2018-2020 she served as Match Group's President, overseeing all strategy, research & development and innovations across the portfolio. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of Tinder, where she led the team that launched Tinder Gold, a subscription product that has established Tinder as the highest-grossing non-gaming app globally.

Shar has also served in various roles across the portfolio, including President of Match Group Americas, overseeing all product, engineering and revenue functions at the portfolio’s domestic brands, Chief Product Officer of Match, and Chief Product Officer and EVP of The Princeton Review. Shar joined the company in 2006. She holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Engineering from Ohio State University.

Shar also serves on the Board of Directors for Fortive (NYSE:FTV), Naspers (OTCMKTS: NPSNY), and Prosus (OTCMKTS:PROSY).