How Technology Is Redefining Chemistry & Romance

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 | Projective Space (NYC)

What is the role of technology in modern love? Watch a heated and candid discussion with leading and emerging dating platforms in NYC about the role of technology in modern dating and relationship maintenance through' Dating + Tech: How Technology Is Redefining Online Dating. Topics included the ever-growing impact of big data, mobile, and geolocation technologies on online and offline dating behaviors.

Read external coverage on CNBC!

Online dating start-ups get real | Deborah Findling | CNBC | 10/25/13

Read our own coverage!

Heated Discussions Over Love, Chemistry and Technology | Lisa Nguyen | | 10/24/13

Panel Highlights:

+ 1 packed house

+ 70 people attended, including press

+ 1 TED speaker

+ 3 amazing dating & tech industry experts & disruptors



Cindy Gallop | Founder @ and If We Ran The World Love + Tech Moderator: Love + Tech Moderator: Cindy Gallop @ MLNP.tvCindy Gallop started up Bartle Bogle Hegarty New York in 1998 and in 2003 was named Advertising Woman of the Year. She is the founder of, marketing software (and Harvard Business School case study) that enables co-action programs for brands and consumers that result in Action Branding: ‘Feel it, do it, be it’. She also founded and recently launched in beta: ‘Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference’. She speaks at conferences around the world and consults, describing her consultancy approach as ‘I like to blow shit up. I am the Michael Bay of business.’

Twitter: @cindygallop | @makelovenotporn | @ifwerantheworld


Aaron Schildkrout | Co-Founder & Co-CEO @ Love+Tech Panelist: Love + Tech Panelist: Aaron Schildkrout @ How About WeAaron Schildkrout is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of, the modern love company. Recognizing technology's capacity to facilitate offline experiences, Aaron launched HowAboutWe in 2010 with childhood friend, Brian Schechter, with the goal of creating a new way for people to find and sustain love in the modern world.

Twitter: @Schildkrout | @HowAboutWe


Lori Cheek | Founder & CEO @ Cheek'd Love + Tech Panelist: Cheek'd Love + Tech Panelist: Lori Cheek @ Cheek'dLori Cheek graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Architecture.  She spent 15 years working in the fields of architecture, design, and furniture for companies such as Christian Dior, Vitra & Karkula. A few years ago she came up with the idea for connecting singles via personal cards with clever catch phrases and unique ID numbers.  This idea led to her 2010, self-funded launch of Cheek'd.  Lori has been a staple on the NYC Tech Scene ever since.

Twitter: @loricheekNYC | @cheekd


Founder & President, Janis Spindel - Serious Matchmaking Love+Tech Panelist: Janis Spindel Love + Tech Panelist: Janis SpindelJanis Spindel is the Founder and President of Janis Spindel, Serious Matchmaking, which specializes in pairing up well-educated, attractive, upscale single professionals all over the country. Her company has also recently started its own free online dating site, 2LoveToday, for which her staff does matching work for members who pay for premium service. 

Janis has been featured on Dr. Phil, The Today Show, ABC Nightline News, CNN, Fox, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times Magazine and more. 

She is also an award-winning author with two bestselling books: "Get Serious About Getting Married: 365 Proven Ways To Find Love In Less Than One Year" and "How to Date Men: Dating Secrets From America's Top Matchmaker.

Twitter: @janisspindel

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