Peek solves problems faced by real estate owners and renters alike; not enough time, transparency or convenience. Our mission is to empower people with the tools that make it faster, easier, and cheaper to find a place to call home.
How we got here
Meet Our Team
As a computer science and statistics graduate from Columbia University, Austin began his career merging quantitative data with fundamental analysis to invest in technology and internet platforms. He became involved in proptech as a technology consultant to a brokerage and also practiced as a real estate agent to gain a deep understanding of the industry and its pain points.
James Straub is the Chief Technology Officer at Peek. James is an experienced engineering leader with experience growing and leading high-performing engineering teams at both startups and large organizations. Prior to joining Peek, James spent six years at Amazon where he led a team of over 25 to launch AWS App Mesh. James also spent 2 years as Director of Engineering at Porch, leading and growing the team through the company’s Series B.