Meet the team

Every day, our team of over 750 is innovating and creating new ways to make the world a more active place. Take a look behind the scenes and get to know us!

Our Leadership Team

  • Payal Kadakia

    Payal Kadakia

    Founder & Executive Chairman

    Payal started ClassPass in 2011 out of her love for dance, which she has been doing since the age of 3. Prior to founding ClassPass, Payal worked as a consultant at Bain & Company and in Warner Music Group’s Digital Strategy and Business Development Group. Payal also has a degree from MIT in Operations Research and Economics.

    Payalʼs Favorite Class

    Pop Sculpt at Pop Physique, NYC & Cycle House Ride at Cycle House, LA

  • Fritz Lanman

    Fritz Lanman


    Fritz Lanman is the CEO of ClassPass and previously served as Executive Chairman. He has been involved with the company since 2013 when he led both the Seed and Series A financing. In addition to his role at ClassPass, he is an active angel investor who backed Square, Pinterest, Wish and several other companies. Before ClassPass, Fritz founded Livestar, Verst and Doppler Labs and worked in Product Management and Corporate Strategy at Microsoft.

    Fritzʼs Favorite Class

    CrossFit Lite at Golden Gate CrossFit, SF & AeroImpact at Aerospace Performance Center, NYC

  • Tom Aveston

    Tom Aveston

    CFO & COO

    Tom Aveston is the CFO & COO of ClassPass, leading the financial planning & analysis, accounting, legal and HR functions. Previously he spent six years in Japan and Singapore establishing the Expedia business in Asia Pacific, where he ran the marketing and commercial functions. Prior to that, Tom spent several years at Microsoft in corporate strategy and business development. Tom began his career as a consultant for McKinsey & Company and holds a degree in Economics and History from the University of Oxford.

    Tomʼs Favorite Class

    45 Metrics at Peloton, NYC

  • Zach Apter

    Zach Apter


    Zach Apter is the Chief Commercial Officer of ClassPass, leading pricing, packaging, inventory, and marketing. Previously, Zach was the head of business and competitive strategy for Google’s self-driving car project and Microsoft’s global Corporate Strategy team. He has a 15-year track record in consumer technology, including search, communications services, digital media, marketplaces, operating systems, business productivity services and hardware. He holds a degree in Economics from Stanford University and is the author of multiple patents in the area of consumer online services.

    Zachʼs Favorite Class

    High 45 at Mile High Run Club, NYC

  • Chloe Ross

    Chloe Ross

    VP, International

    Chloe Ross is the VP of International at ClassPass. She has nearly two decades of strategy and operating experience across the tech, policy and corporate sectors, developing policy in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and international strategy at Microsoft. Previously, she was a CEO for a SaaS eCommerce platform.

    Chloeʼs Favorite Class

    Barrecore Signature, London

  • Jacob Meacham

    Jacob Meacham

    Head of Engineering

    Jacob Meacham is the Head of Engineering at ClassPass. Previously, he was VP Engineering for Doppler Labs, an audio hardware startup working in the augmented reality space. Prior to that, Jacob led teams at Palantir where he helped build the first version of Palantir Foundry, a data tool that powers insights everywhere, from drug discovery to disaster relief. In Silicon Valley fashion, he dropped out of college to begin his career as a video game engineer.

    Jacobʼs Favorite Class

    Gym Time at Fuel Fitness, Missoula

  • Hollen Spatz

    Hollen Spatz

    VP, People & Operations

    Hollen Spatz is the VP of People and Operations at ClassPass. In her role, Hollen oversees the global HR, recruiting, and internal operations functions. In previous roles at ClassPass, Hollen was responsible for growing and scaling the Customer Experience team. Hollen brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in marketing and customer experience strategy at companies of all stages and sizes, including Gilt Groupe, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and CEB. Hollen holds a degree in Political Science from Tufts University.

    Hollenʼs Favorite Class

    Reformer at Core Pilates, NYC

  • Justin Chang

    Justin Chang

    VP, Product

    Justin Chang is the VP of Product of ClassPass. Justin joined ClassPass after its seed financing, helping scale the company by leading the engineering, product and design teams. Prior to ClassPass, Justin co-founded a career discovery platform and served as a product leader at various startups. He began his career as a consultant for Bain & Company and holds degrees in Finance and Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Justinʼs Favorite Class

    BFX Build at NYSC Lab, NYC

  • Kinsey Livingston

    Kinsey Livingston

    VP, Partnerships

    Kinsey Livingston is the VP of Partnerships at ClassPass. She oversees the sales, account management, sales operations, B2B marketing and enablement teams, in addition to leading the Women at ClassPass group. Previously, Kinsey spent nearly a decade working in the online advertising space at Yelp leading, training and scaling large acquisition and upsell organizations.

    Kinseyʼs Favorite Class

    Sweat Cycle at The Sweat Shop, Missoula

  • Shana Neiditch

    Shana Neiditch

    VP, Legal

    Shana Neiditch is the VP of Legal at ClassPass where she oversees the global legal team and all related matters. Shana has been advising companies in the fitness, wellness and tech spaces for over 15 years. Before joining ClassPass in 2015, Shana was the Assistant General Counsel for WW (formerly Weight Watchers). She began her career as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and holds a degree from NYU School of Law.

    Shanaʼs Favorite Class

    Flow at Reflections Yoga and Kickboxing at Hit House, NYC

  • Kristin Heintz

    Kristin Heintz

    Head of FP&A and Business Intelligence

    Kristin Heintz is the Head of FP&A and Business Intelligence at ClassPass. She joined the company in 2014 and currently oversees financial planning & analysis, corporate development, business intelligence, analytics and our partner empowerment program. Prior to ClassPass, Kristin was a consultant at Bain & Company, and she holds a degree in Political Science from Yale University.

    Kristinʼs Favorite Class

    Dash Core at Mile High Run Club, NYC

  • Rachel Moncton

    Rachel Moncton

    Managing Director, Europe

    Rachel Moncton is the Managing Director of Europe at ClassPass. She joined the company in 2014 and has led several strategic initiatives including international expansion and the company’s evolution to a credits-based system. She now lives in London and manages the European business. Prior to ClassPass, Rachel worked as a consultant for Bain & Company. She holds a degree in Neuroscience from Dartmouth College.

    Rachelʼs Favorite Class

    Matrix at Digme, London & Boxing at Le Cercle, Paris

  • Jeff Bladt

    Jeff Bladt

    Head of Pricing & Inventory

    Jeff Bladt is the Head of Pricing & Inventory at ClassPass, where he oversees machine learning and data products, and leads marketplace strategy. Previously, Jeff worked as the Chief Data Officer for He has over a decade of experience directing data science and research teams in the prosocial and tech sectors. He also served as an advisor on civic participation to the World Economic Forum, and contributed articles on data strategy to the Harvard Business Review. Jeff studied Economics and Public Policy at the College and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

    Jeffʼs Favorite Class

    Gym Time at Crunch Gym, NYC

Our board & investors

  • Payal Kadakia


  • Adam Valkin

    Managing Director,General Catalyst

  • Bob Mylod

    Founder & Managing Partner,Annox Capital Management

  • Hank Vigil

    Founder,Acequia Capital

  • Michael Farello

    Co-Managing Partner,L Catterton Growth Fund

  • Daniel O'Keefe

    Managing Partner,Apax Digital

  • Marc Magliacano

    Managing Partner,L Catterton

  • Cassie Wu

    Associate Director,Temasek

Our offices

We’re biggest in the Big Apple at our NYC HQ office, but you can find our teams in San Francisco, Missoula, London, Sydney and Singapore.

  • New York City OfficeNew York City
  • San Francisco OfficeSan Francisco
  • London OfficeLondon
  • Sydney OfficeSydney
  • Missoula OfficeMissoula