About Megan Smyth, Co-Founder and CEO of GoRecess, INC.
Megan Smyth is the Co-Founder and CEO of GoRecess, Inc., a one-stop destination to find, book and review fitness classes. Launched in April 2012, GoRecess offers over 750,000 fitness classes nationwide and serves as a marketplace connecting those looking for workouts with fitness providers seeking to attract quality new customers and fill empty seats. GoRecess was one of ten companies recently selected for the inaugural Nike+ Accelerator powered by TechStars
Megan has over 12 years of corporate experience, ranging from public and investor relations, equity research and investment banking. She most recently served as a Senior Vice President in Equity Capital Markets, where she helped public and private companies raise private capital. Frustrated by the challenges of finding and booking a fitness class without having to search multiple websites and manage several logins, Megan left her career on Wall Street to pursue her passion for entrepreneurship and fitness to found GoRecess. She graduated with a BS in French from Georgetown University and an MBA from The Wharton School.