Executive Chairman & Founder, ClassPass
“General Catalyst’s support has positively impacted ClassPass. They are a huge partner in connecting us to amazing talent and have been valuable advisors at every stage. GC really values their entrepreneurs!”
Payal Kadakia is the CEO and Co-Founder of ClassPass. Payal’s background is a unique balance of business and the arts. She began her professional career as a consultant at Bain & Company and then worked in Digital Strategy and Business Development at Warner Music Group. She’s also a passionate dancer, with a dance career that spans 25 years. In 2009, she founded The Sa Dance Company, a contemporary Indian dance group that has enjoyed sold out performances, celebrity endorsements, and positive reviews in The New York Times, MTV, and prominent South Asian publications. Payal holds a degree in Operations Research and Economics from MIT.