What is Vimbly?

Vimbly is the fastest way to book thousands of activities, classes & date ideas.

These include:

  • dance
  • glassblowing
  • pizza making
  • wine tasting
  • improvisation
  • scotch pairing
  • samurai sword fighting
  • ... and more!

Learn more from our blog post on Vimbly's Three Wise Questions!

How does Vimbly Work?

  • Pick a category Magnifying glass
  • Choose a time slot Calendar
  • Have a great time Fireworks

Meet the Team

  • Sam Lundin Sam Lundin
    Sam Lundin Chief Executive Officer sam@vimbly.com

    Sam previously invested in tech companies at a hedge fund, with a focus on the Internet space. Before that, he was a tech M&A banker. Sam’s painful search for a photography class led him to Vimbly instead.

    Little Known Fact: Tries to eat chicken wings with a fork and knife.

  • Chris Yeung Chris Yeung
    Chris Yeung Chief Technology Officer chris@vimbly.com

    Previously a VP at BlackRock with a background in machine learning, life has taken Chris from 14.4k modems and cow tipping in Toronto to PHP and EDM in New York.

    Little Known Fact: Can dominate Sam in a typing speed competition.

  • Simon Hammer Simon Hammer
    Simon Hammer VP, Platform simon@vimbly.com

    Simon's the type of guy that eats a pre-brunch breakfast and a post-brunch lunch. When he's not at Vimbly HQ, you can find him in some kind of body of water... trying not to drown.

    Little Known Fact: Dominates Daniel in VR Basketball.

  • McKellen Rattray McKellen Rattray
    McKellen Rattray Operations Manager mckellen@vimbly.com

    McKellen grew up in Japan & China and was a competitive gymnast, figure skater, and fencer. If she had a super power, it would be absorbing accents. Actually, she already has that power. Ask her to sound Russian, French, Singaporean, or anything else...

    Little Known Fact: Named after the actor, Sir Ian McKellen.

  • Daniel Kasman Daniel Kasman
    Daniel Kasman Director of Business Development daniel@vimbly.com

    Daniel grew up in Manhattan and London (although he was too young to remember London). He studied at Tulane University in New Orleans where he learned to eat seafood and appreciate jazz music. He enjoys playing sports and solitary strolls through Central Park.

    Little Known Fact: He brushes his teeth in the shower.

  • Zack Zeno Zack Zeno
    Zack Zeno Software Engineer zack@vimbly.com

    Best described below:

    $n = count($deck);
    for($i = 0; $i < $n; $i++) {
      $j = mt_rand($i, $n);
      $deck[$i] ^= $deck[$j];
      $deck[$j] ^= $deck[$i];
      $deck[$i] ^= $deck[$j];

    Little Known Fact: Fell out of a window taking an awesome picture.

  • Paul Lee Paul Lee
    Paul Lee Full Stack Developer paul@vimbly.com

    As a kid, Paul had an extreme enthusiasm for the anatomy of electronics, disassembling radio receivers, TVs, Playstations, iPhones and anything that had circuits in it -- despite almost getting electrocuted by a CRT monitor.

    Little Known Fact: Used to play bass guitar for a punk rock band.

  • Aleksey Vovk Aleksey Vovk
    Aleksey Vovk Full Stack Developer aleksey@vimbly.com

    Aleksey was born in Ukraine and grew up in Brooklyn. He enjoys buying technology before figuring out why he needs it -- even if it’s from SkyMall. He can usually be found turning every corner of New York City in search for exotic cuisine.

    Little Known Fact: Last name means wolf in Ukrainian.

  • Mallory Stein Mallory Stein
    Mallory Stein Project Manager mallory@vimbly.com

    Mallory grew up in a foreign land some know as Long Island and attended SUNY Binghamton where she studied engineering, witnessed occasional sun appearances, and spent two years as a vegetarian before realizing she had made a miSTEAK. Mallory is a self-proclaimed human Shazam and goes by Mal to non-telemarketers.

    Little Known Fact: Can name the make, model, and approximate year of almost any car she sees.

  • Chansoo Song Chansoo Song
    Chansoo Song Business Strategy & Operations chansoo@vimbly.com

    Chansoo was born in Seoul and grew up in San Francisco. He moved to New York for college and since then, the SF Giants have won 3 World Series, the 49ers have reached the Superbowl, and the Warriors have won a championship. He doesn’t believe in superstitions, but...

    Little Known Fact: Once hid in one bathroom stall with three people for 6 hours to sneak into a concert.

  • Ferina Casado Ferina Casado
    Ferina Casado User Engagement ferina@vimbly.com

    Born on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, Ferina moved to the US at the age of 2. Most weekends you can find her grilling anything she can get her hands on, pausing only for rain or snow. Ferina tries new cooking recipes like it’s her job -- so long as they don’t include Twizzlers...

    Little Known Fact: Suspects she is the only person alive who hates Twizzlers.

  • Cameryn Steiger Cameryn Steiger
    Cameryn Steiger Account Manager cameryn@vimbly.com

    Originally from Northern California, Cameryn grew up playing classical piano and tennis, and wearing flip flops year round. She is studying International Comparative Studies and Economics at Duke University. She loves to travel, go to concerts, and find trendy restaurants wherever she goes… and is a huge fan of NYC!

    Little Known Fact: Has slept in a tent for a month to go to the Duke/UNC basketball game.

  • Joe Mileo Joe Mileo
    Joe Mileo PHP Developer joe@vimbly.com

    Despite living just outside New York City his entire life, Joe never tires of the sights and sounds. From a young age, he was always tinkering away with old, neglected computers. He’s never one to turn down a good home-cooked meal and on weekends can be found out on the golf course (usually searching for a lost ball or two).

    Little Known Fact: Had a tooth knocked out by a younger sister when he was in 2nd grade (she was 4!).

  • Camilo Calle Camilo Calle
    Camilo Calle PHP Developer camilo@vimbly.com

    Camilo can be summed up in three words: curious, skeptical, and introverted. He’s always up for trying new cuisine, and enjoys listening to music while coding. Tell Camilo to get lost and he’ll take it quite literally. He loves exploring, whether it’s among skyscrapers or forests.

    Little Known Fact: Is allergic to chocolate, but doesn’t care, and insists on eating it until an allergic reaction begins.

  • Clint Lauby Clint Lauby
    Clint Lauby PHP Developer clint@vimbly.com

    Clint is a technologist who hails from Missouri. He constructs robots, develops web applications and rides electric skateboards during the day. At night, his alter-ego emerges to indulge in comedy, karaoke, and cat whispering. Clint has never met a bratwurst he didn't agree with.

    Little Known Fact: Is a Pokemon Master.

  • Melisa Chiem Melisa Chiem
    Melisa Chiem UX Designer melisa@vimbly.com

    Melisa is a UX designer who is passionate about designing digital products that help people. She was raised in paradise (otherwise known as Hawaii) and has lived on both the east and west coast, doing her best to improve digital experiences for users everywhere.

    Little Known Fact: Grew up speaking a rare Chinese dialect called Teo Chew.

  • Talitha Booker Talitha Booker
    Talitha Booker Web & Graphic Design Specialist talitha@vimbly.com

    Talitha grew up in New Jersey and loves to travel, listen to classical music, and watch comedy movies. She considers herself a choco-holic, but likes to think it’s balanced out by the amount of fruit she consumes. During her free time, Talitha enjoys playing the piano, going to the beach, and exploring theme parks.

    Little Known Fact: Dangerously afraid of heights, unless roller coasters are involved.

  • Susan Zhu Susan Zhu
    Susan Zhu Business Development susan@vimbly.com

    Before living in North Carolina and eventually migrating to New York City, Susan grew up in China. Ask Susan and she’ll tell you -- she specifically moved to NYC because she dreamed of jogging in Central Park every day. As someone who can almost never turn down food, Susan has a high tolerance for sweets and likes to listen to classical music.

    Little Known Fact: Once dislocated her jaw while eating a burger.

  • Krystal Gomez Krystal Gomez
    Krystal Gomez Business Development krystal@vimbly.com

    Born and raised in Long island, Krystal has spent the past four years commuting into Manhattan. She is an expert at finding her way around with any train -- but heaven help her if she has to take the bus. Living on-the-go helps Krystal appreciate her down time to read, shop, and explore the city.

    Little Known Fact: Once chipped her tooth at a heavy metal concert.

  • Alisha Mahtani Alisha Mahtani
    Alisha Mahtani Business Development alisha@vimbly.com

    Alisha grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia. While she isn't scurrying around NYC strapped with a pair of headphones, you can find her drawing portraits, dancing to Reggaeton, or arguing that Batman is obviously cooler than Superman. Alisha loves game nights, playing the piano and discovering new music.

    Little Known Fact: Little Known Fact: Can probably beat you at “Friends” trivia.

  • Joseph Milholland Joseph Milholland
    Joseph Milholland Business Development milholland@vimbly.com

    Atlanta born, Joseph spent his childhood memorizing facts about skyscrapers and listening to podcasts. Both were surprisingly handy as excellent preparation for living in New York City. Now a full time NYC resident, he enjoys indulging in gourmet sodas and foreign pop songs.

    Little Known Fact: Collects socks.

  • Mayank Kapoor Mayank Kapoor
    Mayank Kapoor Business Development mayank@vimbly.com

    India-born and New Jersey-raised, Mayank now spends his off-time exploring the depths of NYC. He is a big FC Barcelona fan, but the joy their wins bring him is usually offset due to losses suffered by the Brooklyn Nets. While he isn’t busy, you can find Mayank watching “The Office” or rereading the Harry Potter series.

    Little Known Fact: Has traveled to 35 countries (and counting). Canada is yet to make the list.

  • Saila Kath Saila Kath
    Saila Kath Business Development saila@vimbly.com

    While dreadfully separated from her three German Shepherds back home in India, Saila is constantly scouring dog shelters looking for a new pack of furry friends to play with here in NYC. Saila enjoys exploring new vegan restaurants and is usually convincing her friends to partake in early morning workout sessions or late night festivities.

    Little Known Fact: Can quote any Michael Scott line from "The Office."

  • Breana Tan Breana Tan
    Breana Tan Business Development breana@vimbly.com

    Hailing from the suburbs of New Jersey, Breana loves to spend time outdoors hiking, taking strolls in the park, and practicing yoga. On weekends she can be found reading fiction novels and mangas at different cafes. When Breana isn’t reading, she’s probably looking for a new restaurant to try or exploring a new part of the city.

    Little Known Fact: Once crowd surfed throughout the entirety of a screamo hardcore punk concert.

  • Justin Langfan Justin Langfan
    Justin Langfan Business Development justin@vimbly.com

    New York City native Justin has played competitive tennis for most of his life, which granted him the opportunity to travel all over the country playing at different tournaments. Justin enjoys keeping up with sports, politics, and reading about future technologies.

    Little Known Fact: Has watched the Rocky movies countless times.

  • Kim Yang Kim Yang
    Kim Yang Business Development kim@vimbly.com

    An avid diver, Kim can typically be found flinging herself into deep pools of water while doing cool tricks. When she isn’t busy, Kim occupies herself with music and cooking up Instagram-worthy dishes. Fluent in Mandarin, she will do anything for coffee, dumplings, or pokè, and will forever be a Bostonian at heart.

    Little Known Fact: Really hates cheese.

  • Nisarg Patel Nisarg Patel
    Nisarg Patel Business Development nisarg@vimbly.com

    Nisarg spent the first half of his life in India and now calls New York home. A self-proclaimed YouTube aficionado, Nisarg’s hobbies include watching cartoons, biking, and keeping up with the latest advances in physics. He hopes to someday run into Casey Neistat while cruising on his Boosted board through Washington Square Park.

    Little Known Fact: Was once chased by a rogue dog and jumped a neighbor's fence to escape.


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