November 8, 2006

eHarmony Names Gregory Waldorf Chief Executive Officer Founding Investor Assumes Leadership Position with
America’s Most Trusted Relationship Service

PASADENA, Calif., November 8, 2006—eHarmony, the Internet’s #1 trusted relationship service, today announced that Gregory Waldorf has accepted a permanent appointment as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer reporting to the Board of Directors. Waldorf, a long time board member has been serving as Chief Executive Officer since March of this year. Waldorf’s appointment comes as the company enters into a new period of growth for both eHarmony Singles, and eHarmony Marriage, the company’s newest service. eHarmony Marriage is a new online marriage wellness program designed to make marriages stronger, happier and healthier.

Over his 25-year career, Waldorf has extensive experience working with high growth companies as an entrepreneur, investor, and executive. The founding investor in eHarmony, Waldorf has been intimately involved with the company since its inception in 2000 contributing to many areas of the company’s development and growth. Under Waldorf’s leadership as CEO this year, eHarmony set new performance records in all key financial metrics and membership levels.

“As founding investor and a convening member of our Board of Directors, Greg has been one of the most significant contributors to the tremendous success of our company,” said Dr. Neil Clark Warren, co-founder and Chairman. “Greg’s demonstrated contributions to our business, vision, and our members make him exceptionally well suited for this role. His long association with eHarmony gives me the highest confidence in his personal integrity and leadership qualities. Our entire Board of Directors wholeheartedly shared my great enthusiasm for having Greg remain our CEO.”

Discussing eHarmony’s selection process, Jay Hoag, board member and Founding General Partner of Technology Crossover Ventures, said: “After evaluating a pool of accomplished and outstanding executives it was very clear to the entire Board of Directors that Greg was, by far, the best person to chart a path for eHarmony’s continued expansion and industry leadership.” Investors in eHarmony include, Technology Crossover Ventures, Fayez Sarofim & Co., and Sequoia Capital.

“Serving as CEO has been a great honor and one of the most meaningful experiences of my career,” said Waldorf. “The opportunity to continue to lead this special company that touches so many lives is an incredible opportunity. I look forward to continuing my work with the talented team at eHarmony as we extend our many accomplishments into the future.”

Waldorf holds a BA from the University of California at Los Angeles, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was a founding member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Management Board and a co-founder of Startup, an East Palo Alto non-profit that has provided business training for nearly 500 aspiring entrepreneurs since 1994. He presently serves on the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University in addition to several private company boards.

About eHarmony, Inc. Santa Monica, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. eHarmony, Inc. ( was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term relationships. New peer-reviewed research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages. Of all meeting places measured, eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.b On average, 438 people marry every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on eHarmony, nearly 4% of new marriages.b Currently, eHarmony operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil.
bBased on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled."

* 2012 survey conducted for eHarmony by Harris Interactive.®

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