Bumble Chief Executive Officer Whitney Wolfe Herd often finds herself so busy that she suffers from anxiety. Whitney Wolfe Herd is proud that Bumble has over 30 million users throughout the United States, Europe, Australia and Latin America. She also recently announced that Bumble will be available in India in a few months. Whitney Wolfe Herd is also proud of the success of Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz.
Whitney Wolfe Herd also recently joined Imagine Entertainment’s board of directors and launched Bumble Fund, a venture capital endeavor that involves the company investing in businesses managed by women. Wolfe Herd juggles these business ventures while also caring for her husband, who is recovering after having back surgery from injuries that he sustained in a serious automobile accident. More about of Whitney Wolfe at FastCompany
Wolfe Herd says that Bumble has spent the last few months consulting with dermatologists and psychotherapists to create a formula that will help solve skin issues, as well as emotional issues. This is the next step in Wolfe Herd’s plan to eliminate misogyny. She is currently working with lawmakers to create a bill that would make sending unsolicited pictures of nude genitalia an offense similar to indecent exposure. Wolfe Herd believes that actions should have consequences. Wolfe Herd often reflects on her own life experiences in her quest for justice.
Whitney Wolfe Herd says that she is aware that female CEOs deal with a level of criticism that their male peers rarely have to deal with. Wolfe Herd notes that she received death threats after announcing that Bumble would no longer allow guns in profile pictures. For her personal safety, Wolfe Herd now travels with a body guard.
All of the negativity that Wolfe Herd has encountered during her career motivates her to accomplish her goals. Wolfe Herd believes that Bumble has limitless potential.