Thursday, 15 June 2017 15:41

Uber Leadership Shakeups & Key Open Roles

Uber Technologies’ month's long investigation into its own culture has now extended into its most senior ranks.  

The Holder Investigation Findings. On Tuesday morning (June 13th, 2017), former US Attorney General, Eric Holder and his law firm issued a report with 13 recommendations, as published by the New York Times Link to Eric Holder's Report Recommendations by NYT). The recommendations included transferring some of the CEO’s responsibilities to the COO and appointing an independent Chairman.  

Uber Technologies’ CEO Travis Kalanick, 40, has stepped down from his role. He will continue to serve on the board of directors.  Five of the major shareholders in the company – Benchmark Capital, Fidelity, First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital and Menlo Ventures, demanded the CEO’s resignation. 

Published in Breaking News

Microsoft Promotes Longtime Employee to Ad Sales Role

Microsoft announced that Frank Holland is the Corp. VP of Global Ad Sales. He is a 13-year veteran of Microsoft and was recently Corp. VP of Worldwide Operations. Holland worked extensively in the supply chain systems operations and integration business and consulted for Accenture. Holland will report to Kevin Turner, COO, 45.

Published in Software Industry
Wednesday, 02 June 2010 13:10

Q1 2010 - Executive Moves of Note

SAP's Sweeping Changes Breed Co-CEOs