He grew up in Tarrytown, N.Y., taught as an engineer at Brown. and employed many years at IAC working.

Dara Khosrowshahi New CEO of Uber Inc

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Dara Khosrowshahi New CEO of Uber Inc

 

Dara Khosrowshahi New CEO of Uber Inc. Dara came to U.S at nine years old while his family fled Iran on the eve of the Iranian Revolution. He grew up in Tarrytown, N.Y., taught as an engineer at Brown, and employed many years at IAC working as Chief Financial Officer and in several operational and important roles.

In 2005, he grew to CEO of Expedia, which he developed into one of the world’s leading travel and technology companies, now working in more than 60 countries. He has four children and not surprisingly loves to travel, one of his preferred trips being to the Angkor Wat temples in Cambodia where his wife Sydney said yes to marrying him.

Dara Khosrowshahi New CEO of Uber Inc.

Uber really lucky to gain a leader with Dara’s experience, talent, and vision. The Board and the Executive Leadership Team are certain that Dara is the best man to lead Uber into the future raising world-class products, transforming cities, and adding value to the lives of drivers and riders throughout the world while continuously changing our culture and making Uber the greatest place to work. Dara Khosrowshahi New CEO of Uber Inc.

Dara will be joining Uber tomorrow, August 30, for an All Hands. Add your issues for Dara here, and stay attuned for a calendar invite with more details. He’ll also be engaging with employees around the world in shorter groups over the next few weeks, and spending time with drivers.

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What is Uber?

Uber Technologies Inc. is an American technology company headquartered in San FranciscoCaliforniaUnited States, operating in 633 cities worldwide. It develops, markets and operates the Uber car transportation and food delivery mobile apps. Uber drivers use their own cars, although drivers can rent a car to drive with Uber.

The name “Uber” is a reference to the common (and somewhat slangy) word “uber“, meaning “topmost” or “super”, and having its origins in the German word über, meaning “above”.

Uber has been a pioneer in the sharing economy and the changes in industries as a result of the sharing economy have been referred to as “Uberification” or “Uberisation”. Uber has also been the subject of protests and legal actions. Dara Khosrowshahi New CEO of Uber Inc.

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