Whitney Wolfe Herd is the founder and chief executive officer of Bumble, the fastest-growing dating application the world. It has more than 22 million users with more joining it every day. For being just 28 years old she has found a great deal of success and has plans to expand upon this mobile app in other ways. She recently made an appearance on Forbes cover when she was named one of businesses 30 Under 30 list which credits those under the age of 30 who have made a big impact in their industries. The app Whitney Wolfe Herd came up with is one that puts women in charge. Only they can start contact with another user of Bumble. This changes the game because women feel much more comfortable using this app due to the fact men can’t harass them through it.
It also leads to a better dating pool as men need to clean up their act if they expect a woman to swipe right on them. This flips on its head the thousands of years of history where it’s mostly men pursuing women rather than the other way around. When facing rejection using Bumble, Whitney Wolfe Herd says it is best to not take it personally. Everyone has their personal and just because you don’t meet what someone else desires doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with you. She adds that it is alright to let some things work out and other things fail. Once you’re confident you can do you regardless of who you’re with.In 2017, Whitney Wolfe Herd and her team launched great app Bumble Bizz.
This is an app for people to build professional networks, particularly women. The app allows people to add their professional resume, photos that have been verified, as well as work examples and business skills. The goal of this app is to build a network and find mentors. It’s not for searching for a job or recruiting a candidate.Whitney Wolfe Herd is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah and now resides in Austin, Texas. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. After she graduated she left for Southeast Asia where she volunteered at a couple of orphanages. When she returned to the United States she became an entrepreneur in the mobile tech industry. She got married in Italy in 2017 to Michael Herd is a restauranteur and an executive in the oil and gas industry.