About us

Due to COVID, millions of students are struggling online and education is changed forever. We founded Class for Zoom to help.

Founded by education technology pioneers.

Michael Chasen

Michael Chasen

Co-founder and CEO

Michael Chasen is the co-founder and CEO of ClassEDU, Inc., the maker of Class For Zoom. 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…

Santi Subotovsky

General Partner at Emergence Capital and a member of the Board of Directors at Zoom.

Jim Scheinman

Jim Scheinman is the Founding Managing Partner at Maven Ventures. An early investor in Zoom and the person who is credited with naming Zoom.

Bill Tai

An investor with 30 years of VC experience and Zoom’s 1st committed backer.

and education and technology leaders.

Deborah Quazzo

Partner from GSV Ventures, one of the leading investment funds in Education.

Lev Gonick

CIO of ASU. Previously CIO of Case Western.

Steve Case

Leads Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, co-founder of America Online (AOL), and Chairman and CEO of Revolution.

Jessie Woolley-Wilson

CEO DreamBox Learning. Previously President of Blackboard Inc.’s K-12 division.

Fred Schaufeld

Co-founder and Managing Director of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners. Founder of NEW Corp, the world’s largest consumer product protection company.

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