Online dating company Spark Networks has promoted Tobias Plaputta to Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Mr. Plaputta will oversee the company’s technological innovation across all its brands, including Zoosk, EliteSingles, SilverSingles, Christian Mingle, Jdate, JSwipe and eDarling.
"I am very excited to have Tobias Plaputta take on the CTO role at a critical moment in Spark's development,” said Spark Networks CEO Eric Eichmann. “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. "
Mr. Plaputta has been with Spark Networks for the last 10 years, most recently as General Manager of the Spark app. Prior to that, he had a seven year career at Affinitas GmbH, finishing as Director of Engineering for its Core Platform.
"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," said Mr. Plaputta.