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Uber new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi vs Travis Kalanick

Everything you need to know about Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi

August 28th, 2017

After a long and bitter search, Uber has finally found a new CEO to replace former chief executive and founder Travis Kalanick. Uber has selected Dara Khosrowshahi, an outspoken 48-year-old who has served as the CEO of Expedia since 2005. Khosrowshahi is a little different from your prototypical young Silicon Valley CEO — mostly, because he …

Uber will never be free of Travis Kalanick

Uber will never be free of Travis Kalanick

August 11th, 2017

Not quite two months ago, investors forced Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick out of the company he founded. Within hours, there was a petition circulating among employees calling for his return; within weeks, he was reportedly telling friends that he was going to “Steve Jobs” a return to power. Now, one of Uber’s earliest …

Uber lawsuit against Travis Kalanick

It’s official: Uber is in crisis

August 10th, 2017

Literally hours after we published a (very long!) list of all the execs who have jumped ship from Uber this year, more bad news landed about Uber’s management situation. Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm that was an early investor in Uber and holds a seat on the board, has sued Travis Kalanick, Uber’s founder …

Uber new CEO's biggest problems

Uber’s next CEO has six huge problems to fix

June 23rd, 2017

Even though a significant part of Uber’s workforce doesn’t want to admit it, Travis Kalanick is out at Uber. The CEO job is going to be the hottest one in town, and not just because of the current media frenzy. Uber is Silicon Valley’s biggest startup that’s still in startup mode, and that’s going to …

Travis Kalanick

Over 1,000 Uber employees want Travis Kalanick back

June 22nd, 2017

After months of speculation, Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick stepped down as Uber CEO this week after the company’s board of directors made it clear that Kalanick’s role inside the company was more of a detriment than a benefit. “I love Uber more than anything in the world,” Kalanick said in a statement, “and at this …

uber ceo scandal

Travis Kalanick allegedly knew about ex-Waymo engineer’s Google info

June 22nd, 2017

Travis Kalanick has had a rough couple of weeks. After an independent review and list of recommendations regarding Uber’s business and inner workings was adopted by the company’s board, the embattled CEO agreed to take a leave of absence. Then, after a stern request from shareholders, Kalanick decided to resign entirely. Now, the heated legal …

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick finally resigns

June 21st, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick only a few days after taking a leave of absence from the company. The move is not surprising, as Uber had to deal with a garden variety of scandals for the better part of the year.

uber recommendations

Here are all 47 things Uber is going to change to try to be less horrible

June 15th, 2017

Huge changes are afoot for troubled ride hailing startup Uber. After years of missteps, detailed complaints from current and former employees, and a CEO that can’t seem to get out of his own way, the company’s board declared this week that it would adopt all 47 recommendations from an independent analysis of Uber’s internal culture, …