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Do Food Stamps Reduce Corporate Labor Costs? - The Beacon (blog)

On a recent segment of his popular Fox News program, conservative pundit Tucker Carlson took aim at the elite billionaires Jeff Bezos, the Walton family, and Travis Kalanick, arguing that their giant corporations rip off the taxpayers. Carlson claimed ...

Uber's Recipe for Profitability Could Start With Buying Deliveroo - New York Times

A deal would be a significant statement of intent by the American ride-hailing giant's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over from founder Travis Kalanick last year: he wants Uber Eats to become the world's largest meal-delivery business.

Economists figured out the best way for Uber to say sorry - Quartz

He was also Uber's chief economist, and he took his complaint straight to the company's CEO. “I called Travis [Kalanick] and I told Travis, 'I will never use your app again because I got this terrible trip,'” List says. “And I said, 'To compound the ...

Why Uber Eats is hogging the limelight despite being late to the foodtech party -

To create a hitherto unknown market, or disrupt an existing one is every startup's dilemma, and Uber has attempted both – the first with its ride-hailing service, and second with the food business. When Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp found it ...

2 challenges Uber's new CMO faces - PR Daily

However, Messina has a long road ahead if she is to help turn around the company's reputation, damaged from its previous chief executive and co-founder, Travis Kalanick. Even after Kalanick resigned in June 2017, Uber has been battling image problems, ...

The inside story of how Uber fought New York's City Hall and won - Fast Company

And once we did, around a year later, we stopped working directly for Uber. They had what they needed in-house. I still gave advice to Travis on a variety of issues (given the rapidly growing value of my equity, I was as economically and emotionally ...

Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated - Houston Chronicle

1of 35FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid ...

Uber Defeats Suit by Investors Who Blamed Scandals for Losses - Bloomberg

The lawsuit "does not specifically tie any particular misrepresentation by defendants to a decline in Uber's stock price," Gilliam wrote in his ruling. Instead it "lumps together" scandals and asserts a “vague and attenuated connection” to the ...

Uber's CEO one year in: The one thing I wish I had fixed sooner - CNNMoney

Founder and CEO Travis Kalanick had made such a mess of things that the board finally pushed him out four months after harassment and sexism allegations rocked the company. Khosrowshahi arrived to his first official day of work on September 5 with a ...

Uber set to pay $34K-plus per person in settlement of harassment class action case - USA TODAY

Long a high-flying tech startup fueled by the bravado of its onetime co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick, Uber hit rough waters in February 2017 with a blog post by former engineer Susan Fowler. Her bombshell account detailed a toxic, sexist work ...

How Uber, valued at billions, was sent packing by a start-up in Singapore - Channel NewsAsia

The then CEO, Mr Travis Kalanick, set the culture for the company, with “this idea of a disruptive, irreverent company that wanted to break all the rules”, said former BBC correspondent Mark Worthington, now the managing director (Singapore) of Klareco ...

After Travis Kalanick, Uber Still Posts Massive Losses—and Sees Revenue Growth Slow - Fortune

A year after Dara Khosrowshahi took the reins at Uber following the resignation of controversial founder Travis Kalanick, the company is still facing massive, six-figure losses. Only now it's also grappling with slower revenue growth. Investors can ...

Uber taps former NSA official to head security team - The Hill

... until 2014, will replace Joe Sullivan as the ride-hailing company's top security official. Sullivan was fired by Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi over his handling of a massive cyber breach last year that happened during former CEO Travis Kalanick's tenure.

Regulation-buster and Uber investor Bradley Tusk: Dara Khosrowshahi's kinder, gentler approach makes Uber seem ... - Business Insider

The most extreme example of that attitude is Uber's brash former CEO Travis Kalanick, who fought them with gusto. But companies like Airbnb, FanDuel, Bird, and the bevy of self-driving car companies are all having their own stand-offs with city and ...

Does Uber's defeat in New York stem from Travis Kalanick's choices or Dara Khosrowshahi's? - Los Angeles Times

In 2015, Kalanick — Uber's then-chief executive — scored his most pivotal policy victory in New York when the ride-hailing company faced down Mayor Bill de Blasio and won. Back then, Kalanick pulled out all the stops. The company launched an ...

Uber Is Not Serious About Changing Its Toxic Culture - Slate Magazine

Uber is still in the early days of trying to become a kinder, gentler company. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is trying to eradicate the toxic culture that was created by his predecessor, Travis Kalanick, and replace it with something more inclusive, a very ...

New York City may limit number of Uber, Lyft vehicles - Curbed NY

Uber has also weathered a series of scandals including claims of sexual harassment, and its former CEO Travis Kalanick stepping down last summer. With this new proposal in front of the City Council, the city would put a stop to issuing new licenses on ...

The engineer who blew the whistle on Uber's culture of sexual harassment was just hired by The New York Times - Business Insider

She first rose to prominence in February 2017, when she published a blog post describing rampant sexual harassment at Uber. Her blog post sparked a wide-scale investigation into Uber's culture and an investor uprising that forced out CEO Travis Kalanick.

When Will It Be Safe to Undelete Uber? - Slate Magazine

At Uber, however, it's more widely relevant, given how many people have switched to Lyft or deleted Uber from their phones in protest at the company's culture and values. The #deleteuber campaign led to the defenestration of founder Travis Kalanick as ...

10 high-level employees who put Uber in their rearview mirror this year - PitchBook News & Analysis

We've covered Uber's retention problems before. Last year, more than a dozen high-level employees departed in the span of four months, culminating in founder Travis Kalanick's resignation as CEO. And this year, under the guidance of Dara Khosrowshahi, ...

Travis Cordell Kalanick is an American entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of the peer-to-peer file sharing company Red Swoosh and the transportation network company Uber.

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Kalanick in October 2014
Born Travis Cordell Kalanick
(1976-08-06) August 6, 1976 (age 40)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Residence San Francisco, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Entrepreneur
Known for Founder & CEO of Uber
Net worth Increase US$6.2 billion (August 2015)

Travis Cordell Kalanick (born August 6, 1976) is an American entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of the peer-to-peer file sharing company Red Swoosh and the transportation network company Uber.

In 2014, he entered the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans at position 290, with an estimated net worth of $6 billion.

Travis Kalanick Interview

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick talks about how Uber has changed the taxi industry and what the future holds for the company.

Uber CEO Kalanick Argues With Driver Over Falling Fares

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Travis Kalanick of Uber - TWiST #180

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Talks Anger Management: "Yeah, I've Done Some Therapy"

Former Uber CEO talks to our photographer about his anger issues. The infamously unhinged chief, who admits to being guilty of berating employees and ...

Fireside chat with Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick at IIT Bombay

Travis Kalanick, Founder of Uber. Ronnie Screwvala, Founder of UTV. The biggest fireside chats ever in the country!

Travis Kalanick at Startup School 2012

Travis Kalanick, founder of Uber, at Y Combinator Startup School on October 20, 2012. Presented in Stanford Memorial Auditorium by Y Combinator and the ...