RUZWANA BASHIR

RUZWANA BASHIR

RUZWANA BASHIR

Founder & CEO, Peek

Ruzwana is Founder & CEO of Peek, disrupting the $100bn global activities industry. Peek combines a marketplace for travelers and locals to book the best activities (from wine tours to skydiving) with it’s PeekPro.com tools that help tour operators to power online booking and grow their businesses. Peek has raised over $15m in funding from tech heavyweights including Google’s Eric Schmidt, Square’s Jack Dorsey, TPG’s David Bonderman and Trulia’s Pete Flint.

Ruzwana has been selected as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People, and is a WEF Young Global Leader. Ruzwana started her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and in private equity at the Blackstone Group. Before starting Peek she worked at Gilt Groupe and was part of the founding team at Artsy. Ruzwana 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.