"Casting a vote for the next chief executive of Uber was a big moment for me and I couldn't be happier pass the torch to such an inspiring leader", said Travis Kalanick, who stepped down as Uber CEO in June after investors demanded his resignation.
Iranian-born Khosrowshahi, 48, will take on the daunting task of mending Uber's image, repairing frayed relations among investors, rebuilding employee morale and creating a profitable business after seven years of losses. "I've been here at Expedia for so long that I've forgotten what life is like outside this place", wrote Khosrowshahi.
Benchmark responded a week later, excoriating Mr. Kalanick's motion as a "facile response" that did "not dispute the overwhelming factual basis for Benchmark 's allegations".
With Uber, Khosrowshahi inherits an embattled company rocked by months of scandal involving alleged sexual harassment in the workplace and questionable workplace practices.
Uber has also faced an executive exodus this year.
He is described as being a "calming influence" at Expedia, which is exactly what Uber would appear to need right now as it faces up to litigation from Google parent Alphabet over its alleged theft of self-driving auto intelligence, and continuing accusations of spying on customers, not to mention sexism and poor conditions for drivers. "Chairman Jeffrey Immelt were known to be in the running for the job". He joined from Expedia which, according to a statement from Uber's board, "he built into one of the world's leading travel and technology companies". He grew up in Tarrytown, N.Y., trained as an engineer at Brown, and spent many years at IAC serving as Chief Financial Officer and in various operational and strategic roles. "I'm fully confident that Expedia leadership will take us home". This may mean that he has started looking for a new role which makes him a potential candidate.
The ban was lifted early after the company paid a penalty of 190 million Philippine pesos (£2.88m; $3.72m). In Huffington's last foray in front of Uber's troops, she was on the receiving end of an ill-timed sexist joke from TPG's David Bonderman about women talking too much.
The judge on Wednesday granted former CEO Travis Kalanick's request to put the lawsuit on hold while an arbitrator considers claims raised by venture capital firm Benchmark Capital Partners against the ride-hailing company. "I think he's a phenomenal leader; Uber is ridiculously interesting".
Taylor Swift's mock throne is slithering with snakes - which have been a feature of her social media campaign for Reputation . Taylor Swift's diamond-filled bathtub in new video cost over $10M, jewels were all real!.
The National Hurricane Center says there is a moderate chance it could develop into a weak tropical system. A tropical storm WATCH has been issued for parts of the SC/NC coasts, including Myrtle Beach.
The army and Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government vehemently deny allegations of widespread abuses, including rapes and murders. The crackdown by security forces following the attack has prompted thousands of Rohingyas to flee their homeland for security.
The military announced the casualties on August 25, saying the attacks took place overnight on police and border outposts. Two others are undergoing treatment at a charity-run hospital in Kutupalong Rohingya camp of Cox's Bazar district.
He was sentenced to five years in prison in connection to a bribery scandal that took down the nation's president, Park Geun-hye. It's part of a huge influence-peddling scandal that brought down the government of former President Park Geun-hye.
The city saw its strongest storm in 1962, when the eye of Typhoon Wanda passed over and gusts of 284kmph were recorded. Chinese University political scientist Dr Ma Ngok also questioned the urgency for Macau to call for help from the PLA.
He holds every franchise passing record, and if you are talking about pure arm talent, he's top-1o on everybody's list. He will be 34 in December, so giving him a five-year extension would keep him under contract through his 41st birthday.
Senator John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's order banning banning transgender people from entering the military. Trump cited concerns over "tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail".
The five occupants of the Audi A3 then jumped out and went on a stabbing spree, killing a woman before being shot dead by police. King Felipe VI marched alongside Rajoy and representatives of all of Spain's major political parties behind the first ranks.
They say the 31-year-old Torrence, who represented Peru at the 2016 Summer Olympics, came to Scottsdale a few weeks ago to train. He represented the U.S. for years but last year was cleared to compete for Peru , on the basis of having a Peruvian mother.
Bortles played in four drives , going 8-13 for 60 yards, with the team producing zero first downs and no points. Over the last three seasons, he has thrown for 11,241 passing yards, 69 touchdowns, and 51 interceptions .
Microsoft has stopped selling the original Xbox One
Last year, Microsoft release the Xbox One S model, with some interior improvements along with a slightly smaller sized console . It's the best of both worlds, thus we think it should do just fine, and will proudly take the original's place on the throne.
NWS issues excessive heat warning as heat wave ramps up
Temperatures are expected to climb even further as the week progresses, with highs of over 100 predicted for some inland areas. Temperatures will continue to climb throughout San Diego County as a heat advisory goes into effect today.
Controversial senior White House aide Gorka 'fired'
Keep in mind multiple sources, including White House officials, have said that Gorka didn't resign but was in fact pushed out. Speaking to Breitbart's Matt Boyle , Gorka said: "I will be working with Steve, with you, with the Breitbart crew".
Danny Tarkanian: Senator Corker Was Over The Line
President Donald Trump is criticizing a Tennessee Republican who questioned his "competence" and "stability". I know that for a fact. "But I see my job as saying what I think and his job is saying what he thinks".
Triple Talaq: Justice to Fairer Sex
The judgement was on the basis of petitions filed by aggrieved women who were victims of injustice. Most Islamic countries do not follow the practice.
San Francisco braces for upcoming Patriot Prayer rally
Now they are back for a weekend of provocations on Saturday, August 26 in San Francisco and Sunday, August 27 in Berkeley. Violence broke out in Charlottesville , Virginia on August 12, when white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters.
Militants attack Shiite mosque in Kabul
Sunni extremists consider Shiites to be heretics. "The attack is over and the site has been cleaned up by our police", he said . A mother arrived at the security cordon, wailing and begging the police to let her proceed toward the mosque.
Amazon's Whole Foods Market acquisition to close Monday
It promised there would be further cuts in the future. "This has been a perennial problem for Whole Foods with no good solution". Amazon Prime is a $99-a-year service that gives customers faster free shipping, video streaming and other benefits.
Venezuelan Oil Minister to Switch Places With PDVSA Chief
Vice President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leaders in Miami, Maduro said that "a meeting like never before between U.S. The ex-mayor and other right-wing politicians urged Pence to push for greater sanctions on Venezuela , according to AP.