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MasterClass Expands C-Suite with Announcement of Vanna Krantz as Chief Financial Officer

MasterClass Expands C-Suite with Announcement of Vanna Krantz as Chief Financial Officer, MasterClass

MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world's best across a wide range of subjects, today announced the appointment of Vanna Krantz as Chief Financial Officer.

In this role, Krantz will head up the finance organization and help to lead MasterClass into its next stage of growth, driving important long-term initiatives. Krantz reports to David Rogier, founder and CEO of MasterClass.

Prior to joining MasterClass, Krantz most recently served as CFO of Disney Streaming Services successfully launching both ESPN+, the largest global DTC sports streaming offering, and Disney+, which reached 26 million paid subscribers within seven weeks and launched in 14 international countries in nine months. During Krantz's tenure, she was responsible for building the finance organization and the business systems, functions and processes globally to support the division.

"Vanna has scaled some of the largest streaming platforms quickly and strategically," said David Rogier, founder and CEO of MasterClass. "She's a world class leader who will help push us into our next stage of growth, providing even greater access to learning from the world's best."

"I am thrilled to join the MasterClass team, which has made such an impact on its members' lives and within the streaming world," said Krantz. "I look forward to working across the organization to drive long-term growth and scale the team and platform."

Krantz also previously served as the CFO and a board member for Bamtech Media and held three different divisional CFO roles at Thomson Reuters. She currently serves as the Audit Chair and a board member for Skillz Inc., a mobile gaming company.

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