Ruz Chishty

Ruz is a international entrepreneur/investor with strong professional networks in over 60 countries. Having lived in 7 countries, he is an expert on business development, crowd funding and sales. He has worked for some largest technology companies around the world generating over $25M in new revenues, Ruz now devotes all his time on developing the UK eco-system and is a mentor on a number of the leading programs in the UK. Currently, the London Director for the Founder Institute (the world’s largest startup accelerator), he is also on the advisory board for Startup Stock Exchange and works with international partnerships in the Silicon Valley, Latin America and Asia. 

Regularly invited by UKTI and TechCity to speak on international expansion, Ruz holds a Law degree and Masters in Business Computing from London. He graduated from IE (Spain) with a MBA and spent time at University of Washington in Seattle.