Thursday, June 22, 2017

"More than 1,000 Uber employees ask for Travis Kalanick to return "

About that intro to this morning's ""This is my last story about Uber CEO Travis Kalanick" (and some thoughts for investors)":
That's Sarah Lacy's headline in the quotation marks, not ours. We'll probably have more on Travis over the next few years....
Change that to "next ten hours".

From Axios:
Lazaro Gamio / Axios
More than one thousand current Uber employees have signed a letter to the company's board of directors, asking for the return of deposed CEO Travis Kalanick "in an operational role." One of its venture capital investors also is chiming in, with a similar message.

The letter is the result of a petition that has been circulating since yesterday, through which employees could add their name and comments on the situation. Rather than technically "signing," they logged into a Google Doc by using their Uber identification credentials. So far, the signatories represent nearly 10% of the company's estimated employee base (which does not include drivers)....MORE