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Uber confirms TPG Capital partner David Trujillo appointed to board of directors   —  Bonderman stepped down last week after making a sexist remark at an Uber staff meeting.  —  David Trujillo, a partner at investment firm TPG Capital, will be taking David Bonderman's seat on Uber's board of directors, sources familiar told Recode.
Jun 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Possible Kalanick replacements at Uber: YouTube's Susan Wojcicki, ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally, ex-eBay CEO John Donahoe; sources say Sandberg to stay at Facebook   —  The embattled ride-hail company needs a no-nonsense executive with some form of experience with distributed networks.
Jun 21, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Travis Kalanick says that he is taking leave from Uber for an undetermined time to deal with family tragedy, in email to employees   —  It will be for an undetermined amount of time.  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be taking some time away from the company to grieve his mother, according to a company-wide email he just sent out.
Jun 13, 2017, 1:24 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
David Richter, who joined Uber in January 2014, replaces Emil Michael as Uber's SVP for business, having previously served as VP of strategic initiatives   —  The executive is well liked within the company, though he has remained largely under the radar.  —  Uber's new SVP of business David Richter …
Jun 13, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Uber exec obtained medical records of rider raped in India in '14, and was fired only after media inquiries; Kalanick, Michael doubted victim's claims   —  Sources say Eric Alexander carried around confidential information about a woman who was assaulted during a ride in India in 2014.
Jun 7, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Apple marketing executive Bozoma Saint John is joining Uber as its chief brand officer   —  As Uber comes under fire for its internal practices, Saint John will be charged with telling the company's story better.  —  Uber is in the midst of dealing with a myriad of internal issues that have seeped into the public arena.
Jun 6, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources: Uber board director Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham may come under scrutiny in the sexual harassment investigation and could be fired   —  Several sources suspect that board member and executive Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham will be found liable.  —  Uber's investigation …
May 16, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Mark Rosekind, the former head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration under Obama, joins stealth startup Zoox as chief safety innovation officer   —  Mark Rosekind, the former head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is now at secretive self-driving startup Zoox as its chief safety innovation officer.
Apr 3, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Google, Uber losing talent to startups, car makers as competition heats up in self-driving industry; Uber has lost about 20 engineers since buying Otto in 2016   —  With every defection, Uber and Google are feeding the fire of their own competition.  —  As competition in the self-driving industry …
Mar 30, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources shed light on Uber's self-driving car mess: slow progress on tech, haphazard public demos, and ATG talent exodus triggered by Otto acquisition   —  The company's self-driving division is in a “mini civil war,” according to insiders.  —  For Uber, the embattled ride-hail juggernaut …
Mar 24, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context

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