Mon, Apr 04 – 2016
As Co-Founder and SVP of Product at Tinder, Jonathan Badeen is responsible for the development of the iOS and Android application and inventor of the famous #SwipeRight design. Jonathan co-founded Tinder in 2012 and now directs product and design at the company. Fueled by his passion for design and technology, Jonathan has previously held developer and design roles at Hatch Labs, Chegg Inc. and Casting Networks; his past projects include Sesame, Cardify, Chegg Flashcards and Match Made.
Born and raised in Kansas, Badeen entered the tech industry in 2006 as a web designer prior to quickly shifting to programming for the web, Mac, and eventually iPhone. Taking his inner design creativity one step further, Jonathan participated in an iOS developer reality show in Venice, Italy in 2009. Among his accomplishments, Badeen helped Forbes in 2015 design a Tinder-style, strictly professional networking app, exclusive to the 2,000 entrepreneurs who’ve been featured in the Forbes Under 30 lists. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Mon April 04 , 2016 - 08:00AM