Spark Networks Names Tobias Plaputta as New CTO

Written by Luke Smith

Spark Networks has named Tobias Plaputta as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Plaputta will lead technological innovations for Spark Networks’ portfolio of niche, complementary brands including Zoosk, EliteSingles, SilverSingles, Christian Mingle, JDate, JSwipe, and eDarling.

Spark Networks CEO Eric Eichmann said in a statement: “I am very excited to have Tobias Plaputta take on the CTO role at a critical moment’s in Spark’s development.

“Tobias has a strong history of technology management, people leadership and innovation. I am sure that under Tobias’ stewardship, our product and technology investments will pay off handsomely.”

Plaputta brings a wealth of insight to the role, thanks to 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 and managing company takeovers in France and the US.

Plaputta added in his own comment: “Over the past 10 years I had the chance to work on almost all parts of our tech organization, and with my passion for our products and for building highly motivated teams, I can’t wait to see what we can achieve and deliver to our customers over the next few years.”

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