Fritz Lanman

CEO, ClassPass

Fritz Lanman is the CEO of ClassPass.Fritz has been involved with the company since 2013 when he lead both the Seed and Series A financing. In addition to his role at ClassPass, he is an active angel investor as well as cofounder of both Doppler Labs and Verst. He founded Livestar (acquired by Pinterest) and was a seed investor in Square, Pinterest, Formlabs, Teespring, Getaround and several other companies.

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Payal Kadakia

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.

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