Payal Kadakia : Working for the mission to increase awareness of Indian Dance in the mainstream in USA

Payal Kadakia is the CEO and Co-Founder of ClassPass,

a monthly membership program that provides people of all fitness levels unlimited access to the best boutique fitness classes and gyms across the US and internationally. Since its launch in 2013, ClassPass has facilitated more than 11 million reservations across 7,000 studios in 36 markets. Payal is also the Founder and Artistic Director of The Sa Dance Company, founded in 2009 with the mission to increase awareness of Indian Dance in the mainstream and serve as a platform for expressing the Indian-American identity through movement. Payal previously worked as a consultant at Bain & Company and holds a degree in Operations Research from MIT.

Anjula Acharia-Bath is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, pop culture enthusiast & Angel Investor (ClassPass, The Hunt (acquired by Pinterest), Mayvenn, Gobble, The Muse, Cue, Hooked – Telepathic). As a partner at Trinity Ventures, Anjula works to transform portfolio companies into truly global brands as well as work to further Trinity’s campaign for greater diversity in tech. Prior to joining Trinity, Anjula co-founded Desi Hits!, which introduced mega-stars Lady Gaga, 50 cent and Britney Spears to India and launched Bollywood star, Priyanka Chopra with partner/investor jimmy Iovine in the U.S. She has deep connections in the entertainment/music/tech world and was recently named as one of Billboard’s 2014 ‘International Power Players’ and ‘Top 40 Women in Music.” She is passionate about mentoring entrepreneurs and bridging the gap between technology and entertainment and to this end was named on Vanity Fair’s ‘Next Establishment’ List as a “Titan disrupting media, technology and culture.

How ClassPass CEO & CO-Founder Payal Kadakia Used Her Passion For Success | American Voices | TIME

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