David Bonderman Resigns From Uber Board After Sexist Remark

David Bonderman Resigns From Uber Board After Sexist Remark
Op-Ed: Uber meltdown shows it's time for Silicon Valley to stop worshipping founders
Mr. Bonderman responded “that it's much more likely to be more talking.” Attendees were aghast at the exchange, and Mr. Bonderman later apologized. “I appreciate David doing the right thing for Uber at this time of critical cultural changes at the

The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu. By Heather Somerville | SAN FRANCISCO. SAN FRANCISCO With Chief Executive Travis. Under co-founder Travis Kalanick, Uber is known for its brash, aggressive approach to business. It's what helped propel it to nearly a $70 billion valuation, and it now operates in more than 70 countries. But that brash approach is beginning to … . Even by Silicon Valley standards, Uber is an outlier for its volume of harassment charges and other ethical controversies. But the scrutiny is resulting in a mandate for change from the firm's board. Monitor's Best: Top 5

Biz Break: Facebook TV; China, keep your check; and another one gone from Uber

It is not just at Uber — and not just in business — that crucial executive roles are filled by people unsuited to them. Mistakes pile up and damage is done. Either the job is changed to fit the executive or the executive is replaced. If that process …

Op-Ed: Uber meltdown shows it's time for Silicon Valley to stop worshipping founders
Op-Ed: Uber meltdown shows it's time for Silicon Valley to stop worshipping founders
Here Are All the Top-level Vacancies at Uber Right Now
Here Are All the Top-level Vacancies at Uber Right Now

In the wake of an investigation into its workplace culture, Uber has begun the long process of trying to clean up its image. On Tuesday, just as Uber planned to present the findings of an investigation conducted by former U.S. Attorney General Eric … . In trying to clean up its own act, Uber Technologies Inc. — the ride-hailing startup whose boys-run-amok corporate culture forced an internal probe over sexual misconduct and gender discrimination — has inadvertently shown a light on another

Why It Took So Long for Uber to Change

Tech startups tend to take on the persona of their founder. For Uber, that has long been a quiet problem that, in the past few months, escalated into a much louder crisis. Travis Kalanick, the cofounder and CEO of the Silicon Valley ride-sharing …

Kalanick may have gotten Uber this far but his brash leadership style may actually prove detrimental to the ridesharing giant, prompting his decision to take an indefinite leave of absence. — AFP. WASHINGTON: Travis Kalanick has been the driving force

Uber 2.0 doesn't need a Travis 2.0 — even if he does change

Uber and its fans hastened Tuesday to declare that, with the long-awaited publication of an investigation of its frat-boy office environment by former U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder, the company was ready to move on. As board member Arianna Huffington …

As we've talked about many, many times, Uber's sexist culture has been causing it a ton of problems. Given all the lawsuits, exposés, investigations, and the revolving door of executives, it only seemed like a matter of time before CEO Travis Kalanick … . As the days march on, Uber more and more is becoming a parody of itself. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced Tuesday that he was taking a leave of absence after the findings of an internal investigation into workplace sexual harassment — among other
Uber 2.0 doesn't need a Travis 2.0 — even if he does change
Uber 2.0 doesn't need a Travis 2.0 — even if he does change
After four months immersed in the muck of Uber's corporate culture, former US attorney general Eric Holder and his colleagues issued a list of recommendations for the beleaguered ride-share company Tuesday (June 13). If they're implemented, the

Chaos at Uber reverberates in industry known for 'frat-boy' culture

Where Silicon Valley is concerned, every bro is sacred, every bro is great. When a bro is leaving, tech gets quite irate. The Times reports that Uber chief exec Travis Kalanick is taking an indefinite leave of absence. The independent Holder … . On Tuesday, a man in a very high-level position at a company made a thoughtless, ill-informed, sexist comment aimed at his female peers. He did this at a meeting intended to help root out bias at the company. What sets this incident apart is that the …

In February, Susan Fowler, a former Uber engineer, made headlines when she shared a blog post about the sexism, sexual harassment, and retaliation she faced during the year she worked for the ride-hailing app. The complaints spurred the billion-dollar


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