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.

  • Ken Jacobs Ken Jacobs
    Ken Jacobs VP, Sales ken@vimbly.com

    In addition to nearly two decades of sales experience, Ken's domain expertise is in hailing taxis and taming wild horses (try challenging him in either). Raised in New York and educated in Arkansas, he knows how to make you laugh in 18 seconds or less.

    Little Known Fact: Nearly became a child star on the set of Romper Room.

  • 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.

  • Desmond Lau Desmond Lau
    Desmond Lau Systems Developer desmond@vimbly.com

    Foodie, audiophile, and a student for life, Desmond comes from Silicon Valley looking to speed up life (i.e., he much-rather prefers the New York minute). He's always "online" (even when sleeping) and willing to go to war for Foursquare mayorships.

    Little Known Fact: Has gone camping every month for six years straight.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Simon Gottesman Simon Gottesman
    Simon Gottesman PHP Developer gottesman@vimbly.com

    Simon was born in Greece and still continues to visit family there every couple of years. In his free time, Simon enjoys working on programming side projects, exercising at the gym on good days, napping on benches during bad days, and reading anything that’s got at least a little more intellect than a children’s book.

    Little Known Fact: Simon means “snub-nosed” in ancient Greek.

  • 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.

  • Kevin Correa Kevin Correa
    Kevin Correa User Engagement kevin@vimbly.com

    Kevin grew up in rural New York near where Woodstock was held. He has a borderline unhealthy relationship with the New York Knicks -- even though they consider him just a friend. Kevin never quite outgrew his childhood love of dinosaurs, and feels off balance if he isn't in the middle of reading at least one book.

    Little Known Fact: Made the wedding cake for his sister’s wedding, and it was delicious.

  • Jesse Ehrlich Jesse Ehrlich
    Jesse Ehrlich Business Development jesse@vimbly.com

    Originally hailing from Long Island, Jesse traded in trees and a driveway for rooftops and a six floor walkup to become a full time city dweller. He enjoys splitting his time between sports, taking runs through Central Park, and drinking copious amounts of bubble tea.

    Little Known Fact: Is a Scrabble master, and isn’t afraid to take bets that he’ll beat you at the game.

  • Talitha Booker Talitha Booker
    Talitha Booker Web & Graphic Designer 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.

  • Antoine Guerin Antoine Guerin
    Antoine Guerin Graphic Designer antoine@vimbly.com

    Antoine was born in Lyon, France and raised in Paris. He decided to move to New York after pursuing graphic design, and likes getting lost in the bustle of the city with his camera and sketchbook in hand. Antoine enjoys reading the likes of Jack London, John Fante, and Charles Bukowski. He also has a deep love for all kinds of cheeses.

    Little Known Fact: Dreams about having his photos published in National Geographic.

  • Jorge Agredo Jorge Agredo
    Jorge Agredo Graphic Designer jorge@vimbly.com

    Born in Columbia and raised right here in the Big Apple, Jorge spends most of his time designing and thinking up big picture ideas. Jorge guarantees that he can dominate anyone in online games -- who dares cross his virtual path, that is -- and attributes his gaming skills to his favorite childhood TV show, Dragon Ball Z. Jorge’s ultimate goal is to travel the world.

    Little Known Fact: Can only measure things using the metric system.


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