Full Name
Shizu Okusa
Job Title
Founder & CEO
Speaker Bio
Shizu Okusa is the Founder & CEO of Apoth├ękary, a plant-based farmacy that couples traditional medicine with modern day science in offering natural alternatives to synthetic OTC drugs and beauty products. The company was established in 2019 and recently closed a round of funding to expand their business beyond US borders into Canada and soon, Europe and Australia.

Shizu started her entrepreneurial journey eight years ago with her first company, JRINK, a cold-pressed juice brand with more than seven locations including a partnership with Whole Foods.

Pre entrepreneurship, she was a former investment banker at Goldman Sachs and The World Bank Group's private equity division, IFC Asset Management Company. Shizu graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2010 as a Leslie Wong Fellow with a Bachelors of Commerce in Finance.
Shizu Okusa