Class is changing the way the world learns by adding teaching and learning tools to Zoom for K-12, higher education, and the workplace.
Founded by education technology pioneers.
Co-founder and CEO
Michael Chasen is the co-founder and CEO of Class Technologies Inc., the maker of Class. He is an entrepreneur who has dedicated his career to improving the way people live and learn. Most notably, Chasen served as co-founder and CEO of Blackboard Inc., a pioneering edtech company with software used by over 20,000 institutions in more than 70 countries by 20 million teachers and learners worldwide.
Backed by prominent Zoom board members and investors…
General Partner at Emergence Capital and a member of the Board of Directors at Zoom.
Jim Scheinman is the Founding Managing Partner at Maven Ventures. An early investor in Zoom and the person who is credited with naming Zoom.
An investor with 30 years of VC experience and Zoom’s 1st committed backer.
and education and technology leaders.
Managing Partner, GSV Ventures, the leading global edtech venture firm.
CIO of ASU. Previously CIO of Case Western.
Leads Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, co-founder of America Online (AOL), and Chairman and CEO of Revolution.
CEO DreamBox Learning. Previously President of Blackboard Inc.’s K-12 division.
Co-founder and Managing Director of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners. Founder of NEW Corp, the world’s largest consumer product protection company.
Managing Director at Insight Partners, and an investor in both SaaS software and consumer internet companies.
Managing Director at Owl Ventures, and an investor, entrepreneur, and advisor to education and technology companies.
American quarterback and seven time Super Bowl champion and entrepreneur.
The global investment arm of Salesforce.
The SoftBank Vision Funds seek to accelerate the AI revolution through investments in market-leading businesses.