Entrepreneur & Motivator, CEO of Peek.com
Ruzwana Bashir grew up in a close-knit conservative Pakistani immigrant community in England. Her father sold produce at a stand, and she didn't know any women who pursued higher education or professional work. But Bashir went from triumph to triumph. She got into the University of Oxford, where she became president of the school’s storied debate society. She was a Fulbright scholar. She graduated from Harvard Business School. Ruzwana is currently CEO and Founder of Peek.com, building Shopify for experiences, with over $2 billion in bookings. Peek.com combines an award-winning marketplace for consumers with powerful booking/payment tools for businesses (Peek Pro). She has raised over $50 million in funding from investors such as Eric Schmidt and Jack Dorsey, and Forbes named Peek “America’s next travel unicorn”. Bashir successfully monetized the millennial fetish for experiences and managed to keep a travel business afloat during a pandemic. Now, she says, business is almost vertical. Read More >
How One Start-Up is Digitizing the Travel Business | CNBC
On Building a Successful Startup | J.P. Morgan
Ruzwana Bashir at Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2018
Personal Journey in Building a Company
Utah Business CEO of the Year Profile
Touching on the experience of being an outsider, taking risks and pushing herself out of her comfort zone, and over time building resilience and more confidence.
On peer mentorship, being more authentic/vulnerable at work and managing imposter syndrome.
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