Tom Jacques is vice president of engineering at OkCupid, a leading dating site that boasts more than 3.5 million users and sees over seven million messages exchanged per day. OkCupid, which relies on a dating algorithm to determine digital matches, was recently deemed the site most likely to appear in New York Times’ marriage announcements, ranking above Tinder, Match.com, and eHarmony. As a software engineer, Tom engages in data analysis designed to make dating more efficient and less time-consuming. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.
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“Ultimately as a user of OkCupid, we want to get you out going on dates with other members, but it all starts with a connection. What we want to do in DoubleTake is maximize the chance that we show you someone you'll connect with meaningfully,” Tom Jacques says.
“Dating is tough. Data is tough too, but at least it’s rational."