About Ruzwana Bashir:
Ruzwana Bashir is a British Pakistani entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Peek.com, a travel company based in San Francisco, California. She has been selected for Vanity Fair??'?s Next Establishment, Forbes??'? 30 Under 30 in Technology and Fast Company??'?s 100 Most Creative People.
The world of TV debates is antiquated. What looked smart and modern in 1960, with Kennedy versus Nixon, looks quaint and over-rehearsed between Obama and Romney. We need a new format; even if we have the same moderators and candidates, there needs to...Ruzwana Bashir
If millions of Americans choose to weigh in on the outcome of 'American Idol' through text messages and the Web, then why not harness similar technological tools to encourage discourse on the political landscape?Ruzwana Bashir
I kept being told, 'If you really want to build a start up, you have to be in San Francisco,' so I ended up taking out a suitcase. It did occur to me to do it in London but it's very, very difficult to build a start up in London - so I guess I was be...Ruzwana Bashir
A lot of our happiness is derived from experiences, not from buying products. People are twice as happy buying experiences as products. People are happy buying experiences. They don't want something that's commoditised.Ruzwana Bashir
Despite living in an increasingly digital world, there are a few things I still like to keep as physical reminders. So every time I see an exhibition, I make a pit stop at the museum gift shop to buy a postcard of something that inspired me.Ruzwana Bashir