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Ruzwana  Bashir

Ruzwana Bashir

CEO & Founder of Peek.com


Ruzwana is 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”. Read More >

Ruzwana is also an angel investor and Scout for Sequoia Capital, investing in companies such as Clubhouse and Living Carbon. Ruzwana has been named one of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business and was a Finalist for E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year. She is a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum and previously worked at Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. 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. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

Personal Journey in Building a Company

Utah Business CEO of the Year Profile

Speech Topics

Personal Journey in Building a Company

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.

Key Lessons as a Female Leader

On peer mentorship, being more authentic/vulnerable at work and managing imposter syndrome.