Quek Siu Rui
Co-founder and CEO, Carousell
Mr Quek Siu Rui is the co-founder of Carousell and is responsible for setting the overall strategy and direction for the company. Since the launch of Carousell in August 2012 together with co-founders Marcus Tan and Lucas Ngoo, Mr Quek has been deeply involved in product strategy, international expansion and growth. He is passionate about technology and has been buying and selling online since he was 13. This has been a driving force behind Mr Quek’s commitment to building a product-focused company, focused on solving meaningful problems for people globally.
Carousell is a classifieds marketplace that makes selling as easy as taking a photo, buying as simple as chatting. Launched in August 2012, Carousell began in Singapore and now has a presence in seven markets across Asia. With over 158 million listings, it is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplaces in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and is backed by Rakuten Ventures, Sequoia India, 500 Startups, Golden Gate Ventures, DBS and EDBI. The Carousell marketplace has a diverse range of products across a variety of categories, including cars, lifestyle, gadgets and fashion accessories.
Prior to Carousell, Mr Quek spent some time in marketing and product management at VSee, Ogilvy & Mather and DBS Vickers.