Ruzwana Bashir is CEO and founder of Peek.com. Peek is building Shopify for experiences (eg ziplining, boat tours, cooking classes) with powerful software tools for activities providers (Peek Pro) and the award-winning Peek.com marketplace for consumers. Peek has raised over $50 million in funding from investors such as as Eric Schmidt and Jack Dorsey, and has had over $1 billion in bookings through the platform.
Ruzwana is also an angel investor and Scout for Sequoia Capital, investing in companies such as Clubhouse and Lendflow. Before starting Peek, Ruzwana worked at Goldman Sachs, the Blackstone Group, Gilt Groupe and Artsy. She’s been named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business and was a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. She is a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Fulbright Scholar, and a BA from Oxford University where she was President of the Oxford Union.