Travis Kalanick

Uber Taps Former Expedia CEO as New Chief Executive

Uber has appointed Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to be its new chief executive, a source familiar with the ride-sharing company said. According to a new report from Recode, he will replace ousted CEO Travis Kalanick and faces the difficult task of changing Uber’s culture that has included sexual harassment and allegations of deceit and corporate...

Uber’s Embattled CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns Under Investor Pressure

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Kalanick stepped down after receiving a letter from some of the largest investors in the company, according to a report in The New York Times. The letter, titled...

CEO of Uber Quits President Trump’s Economic Advisory Council

CEO of Uber Travis Kalanick, who had joined the U.S. President Donald Trump’s economic advisory council in December, is stepping down from the council following criticism from his employees, The New York Times reports.  After Trump’s immigration order against refugees and seven Muslim-majority countries, many staff members wondered why Mr. Kalanick was still willing to advise the president. “What would it...