Uber president walks away after six months on the job

Amy Scott Mar 20, 2017
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Uber president walks away after six months on the job

Amy Scott Mar 20, 2017
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The president of Uber is quitting after just six months on the job. In a statement, former Target executive Jeff Jones said his approach to leadership was “inconsistent” with what he experienced at Uber. The news is just the latest in a seemingly unending stream of bad publicity for the company. After a viral video showed CEO Travis Kalanick berating an Uber driver, Kalanick acknowledged needing some leadership “help.” Uber is facing a challenge not unlike many successful startups: growing up. 

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