Tag: Travis Kalanick

Archived: Uber CEO Resigns But Remains on Board

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned after mounting pressure from investors. But the company’s controversial co-founder will remain on the board of directors. Kalanick’s departure comes not long after announcing a leave of absence for an undetermined length of time. Investors wrote a letter to Kalanick titled “Moving Uber Forward,” according…

Archived: Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver is now suing the company and three of its top executives,including CEO Travis Kalanick (who is currently on a leave of absence), for mishandling her medical records. Also named on the suit are Eric Alexander and Emil Michael. Alexander, the company’s…

Archived: Uber President Quits After Six Months

Uber President Jeff Jones is leaving the company after just six months in his position due to differences in “beliefs and approach to leadership.” His departure comes at the same time the company is facing internal allegations of sexual assault. “I joined Uber because of its mission, and the challenge…