Catherine Connelly

Member Since 2022

Catherine Connelly


The Meet Group

New Jersey

Catherine Connelly is Co-Founder and SVP, Marketing for The Meet Group, which owns dating apps including MeetMe, Tagged, Skout, and GROWLr. In 2020, The Meet Group joined forces with Parship, to become the ParshipMeet Group, after being acquired by ProSiebenSat.1 and General Atlantic for approximately $500 million, and now powers many of the world’s top social apps via its livestreaming video and creator economy solutions. Connelly was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner for the Philadelphia region (2011) and serves as both a Council Member at Women in Dating, the organization to drive meaningful change toward a diverse and inclusive dating industry; plus an Advisor for the Think Tank, Oasis Consortium, which aims to advance ethical standards across three core pillars: safe online communities, data privacy, and diversity and inclusion. She holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BSBA, Operations and Information Management & Marketing (with a minor in Psychology) from Georgetown University.


  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneur


March 3rd, 2023

Rethinking marketing: Why marketers should look beyond segmentation

In a data-rich environment, marketers can do so much more to understand the value of individual members.

January 19th, 2023

Why the middle of a leader's story matters so much

Sharing this phase of one’s career with honesty is critical to developing the next generation of great leaders.

November 22nd, 2022

14 ways employers can nurture their staff's creative contributions

Inspiring employees to address current business challenges—transparently and collaboratively—enables the opportunity to find innovative solutions for business growth. 

November 22nd, 2022

How I confidently got to the 3.0 version of me

Entrepreneurship comes with risk, and it takes some time and practice to manage how you deal with those uncertainties.


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