Founder and CEO, TaskRabbit
Leah Busque is the founder and CEO of TaskRabbit, a website and mobile app where you can outsource jobs and Tasks to people right in your neighborhood. TaskRabbit, the pioneer in “service networking,” is on a mission to empower people to do what they love. Since the company’s founding in 2008, Leah has established TaskRabbit as one of the “Next Big Things in Tech” (New York Times, 2012) and has expanded the TaskRabbit service to most major metro areas in the US.
Prior to founding TaskRabbit, Leah was a Software Engineer at IBM, working in the Messaging and Collaboration Software Development group. A rare blend of product talent and business savvy, Leah was recently named one of the “100 Most Creative People In Business” by Fast Company and one of the “15 Women To Watch In 2012” by Inc Magazine.