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About HookupSite

HookupSite is the fastest-growing online dating site. We use math to get you dates.
It’s extremely accurate, as long as (a) you’re honest, and (b) you know what you want. We are completely free.

Most other matching sites are just glorified personals services. Their “matching” systems are nonexistent or overly subjective. We don’t claim to evaluate you perfectly, but we do claim to find someone who claims to fulfill your claimed requirements, exactly.

Here’s a better look into our math-based matching system and how answering
Match Questions relates to it.

HookupSite is made in New York City.


Chris Coyne


Chris has masterminded three of the world’s most popular websites. As Co-Founder and Creative Director of, Chris oversaw development of both and…

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Sam Yagan


Sam has spent six years as an entrepreneur, first as Co-founder and CEO of, Inc., maker of SparkNotes, the world’s leading brand of educational…

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Max Krohn


Max has spent his adult life building scalable popular Web sites, with the likes of Sam, Chris, Christian, and the awesome team at HookupSite. He…

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Christian Rudder

Co-founder, President

Christian writes and researches OkTrends—our blog—and also oversees HookupSite’s day-to-day operations. He also plays in a band, Bishop Allen. Christian graduated from Harvard with a BA in Mathematics.

The team

Daniel Andres

Chief Product Officer

Daniel’s days are spent keeping Staff Robot happy.

Mike Maxim

Chief Technology Officer

Mike graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in computer science and has worked in the software industry for over ten years. Now he…

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Eli Gwynn

Lead Software Engineer

Eli plays the saxophone, loves jazz music and can speak Mandarin at the level of a 6 year old Chinese child. Yes, that picture’s actually him.

Tom Quisel

Software Engineer

Tom’s robotic arms give him twice the strength of a normal man, but we can’t find him a keyboard that doesn’t shatter after a few days.

Meghan Beresford

Creative Strategist

Meghan handles social media strategy & initiatives for HookupSite and oversees community-building ventures such as HookupSite Meetups, Success Stories, and Contest events. She also makes…

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Morley Zhi

Lead Developer

Morley mashes the keyboard until Javascript comes out.

Tom Jacques

Director of DateHookup

Tom graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in Computer Science. He now takes all of his life advice from Courage Wolf.

Andrew Fiorillo

Product Designer

Can I do mine in first person?

Alex Dumitriu

Head of Operations

Alex has spent his professional life wrangling herds of servers and fighting off hordes of angry users with nothing but a Linux install CD and…

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David Koh

Lead Software Engineer

David wants to be the very best, like no one ever was. David graduated from MIT with a BS in Computer Science.

Nick Saretzky

Lead Mobile Developer

Nick is a recovering flash developer for the fashion and video industries. He has a BA from TCNJ in Interactive Multimedia and a MS in…

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Matt Miller

Mobile Developer

Matt has been doing a catch and release program with the higgs boson for fun. He has found it 4 times so far. When he…

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Courty Stanton

Product Designer

Courty used to live in Seattle, WA, where he grew up as a kid. Now you can find him wandering the streets of Manhattan, unintentionally…

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Chris Aurelio

Systems Administrator

Chris is a practitioner of the deviant voodoo-black-magick art known as Unix administration

Riley James Goodside

Data Scientist

Look, Riley is just trying to do the right thing here.

Sean Patrick Henry


Sean once traveled the world as a tap-dancing penguin. He’s also mildly obsessed with triathlons and Mexican food, but not at the same time.

Till Varoquaux

Software Engineer

Till studied computer science in Paris at the "Master Parisien de Recherche en Informatique" and moved to New York to work in finance. After falling…

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Anson Wang

Head of Site Quality

Anson graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a BS in Math and Statistics. That being said, his goal is to one day win the lottery.

Sidney San Martín

Software Engineer

Sidney started programming on his high school robotics team. Like Eli he has pictures of the inside of his head, but he prefers to save them for third dates.

Bryan Oltman

Software Engineer

Bryan is a master Qwop player.

Jeff Jones

Software Engineer

Jeff won a silver medal in the National Collegiate Skydiving Championships while studying computer engineering and physics at Georgia Tech. He was an extra…

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Alice Goguen

Customer Support Manager

Alice spends her days keeping HookupSite’s members happy and explaining Staff Robot’s eccentricities. In past lives, Alice has been a documentary film editor, game store…

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Srini Nathan

Software Engineer

This is Srini when he successfully tamed the mechanical bull. Though not an expert he loves to play Sudoku and Chess. He intends to learn…

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James Stuart

Software Engineer

James will do whatever it takes to feed his experimental theater addiction.

Ashton Galloway


Ashton’s just this guy, you know?

Jase Balmat

Lead Spammer Admin

Jase is living the dream of the 90’s.

Will O’Beirne


I don’t know how to put this, but he’s kind of a big deal.

Millie Sensat

Product Designer

Millie is a product designer by day and Dj by night. When not steering pixels or manning CD faders, she fades into the hazy streets…

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Michael P. Geraci


Coffee, climbing, whiskey cocktails, bike touring, concerts, steel pan, cast-iron cookware.

Ashley Fowler

Office Coordinator

Lover of bubble tea and Starbucks holiday drinks. Conqueror of all things office related.