The People Who Matter at Uber

Photos by Bloomberg, AP, Didi Chuxing, Uber, Flickr/TechCrunch. Visualization by Ian Civgin.
Photos by Bloomberg, AP, Didi Chuxing, Uber, Flickr/TechCrunch. Visualization by Ian Civgin.

Uber has seen an exodus of senior managers in recent months, including CEO Travis Kalanick, amid heightened scrutiny of its workplace culture prompted by sexual harassment allegations by a former engineer.

Among the people who’ve left or announced departures, either under pressure or for other reasons, are seven executives who had reported to Mr. Kalanick: SVP of Business Emil Michael, who is one of Mr. Kalanick's best friends and was the second-most powerful person at the company; ridesharing president Jeff Jones (ostensibly the No. 2 executive for Uber’s core business); head of growth Ed Baker; engineering vice president Amit Singhal; communications and public policy chief Rachel Whetstone; head of finance Gautam Gupta; and Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber’s autonomous vehicles program, who was fired amid theft allegations made against him by his former employer. Other departures include mapping chief Brian McClendon, who had reported to Mr. Singhal, and Eric Alexander, who had reported to Mr. Michael and was fired for actions Uber took to research the rape of a woman by an Uber driver in India.

In the light of these events, we’ve updated our Uber org chart. We plan to keep updating this chart as Uber’s management evolves in coming months.

(Below is our original story from last August.)

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However, a technology collaboration between Uber and Didi in things like autonomous vehicles and mapping makes a lot of sense. People involved with both companies say they are open to the idea. After all, both firms stand to gain if autonomous vehicles become a commodity—and everything to lose if a company like Google has a multi-year head start.

This article has been updated with more information.

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Below are 74 of the top employees at the on-demand ride company, including operations (the biggest group) and three organizations that are gaining importance within the company—engineering, autonomous vehicle research and growth.Last updated June 21, 2017

Open Seat

CEO

Open Seat

COO


Travis Kalanick’s Direct Reports

Open Seat

President, Ridesharing

Thuan Pham

Engineering

David Richter

M&A and Partnerships

Daniel Graf

"Acting" Chief of Product & Growth

Ryan Graves

Resident Entrepreneur and Builder

Eric Meyhofer

Autonomous Vehicles

Jill Hazelbaker

PR & Public Policy

Joe Sullivan

Security & Privacy

Open Seat

Chief Finance Officer

Salle Yoo

General Counsel

Jeff Holden

Special Products

Liane Hornsey

Chief HR Officer

Frances Frei

SVP Leadership & Strategy

Salle Yoo’s Direct Reports

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Angela Padilla

Advanced Tech Group

Liane Hornsey’s Direct Reports

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Bernard C. Coleman III

Head of Diversity

Frances Frei’s Direct Reports

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Bozoma Saint John

Global Brand Officer

Ryan Graves’s Direct Reports

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Jason Droege

Head of Uber Everything (Uber Rush, Eats, and Essentials)

Jason Droege’s Direct Reports

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Curtis Chambers

Head of Engineering, Uber Everything

Thuan Pham’s Direct Reports

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Ganesh Srinivasan

Develops Features for Riders & Drivers

AG Gangadhar

Head of Infrastructure

Komal Mangtani

Head of Business Intelligence Engineering

Kevin Thompson

Infrastructure for Dispatch Systems, Marketplace Services

Sanjay Sahgal

Head of Mapping & Geo Services

Shobhana Ahluwalia

Head of IT/Technology Services

Ganesh Srinivasan’s Direct Reports

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Akash Garg

Mobile Platform

Pedram Keyani

Engineering for Growth Features

AG Gangadhar’s Direct Reports

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Nikhil Kasinadhuni

Site Reliability Engineering

Sanjeev Kumar

Head of Core Infrastructure

Sanjay Sahgal’s Direct Reports

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Chris Blumenberg

Head of Logistics & Mapping

Manik Gupta

Head of Product for Maps

Chris Blumenberg’s Direct Reports

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Bill Chen

Core Routing

David Richter’s Direct Reports

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Open Seat

VP Strategic Initiatives

Cameron Poetzscher

VP Corporate Development, Fundraising & Acquisitions

Matt Wyndowe

Head of Product Partnerships

Open Seat

Head of Asia Partnerships & Growth Strategy

Fraser Robinson

Head of EMEA Business

Craig Nicol

Head of Partnerships

Travis Bogard

Head of Uber for Business

Adrian Agostini

VP of Revenue, Enterprise Sales

Cameron Poetzscher’s Direct Reports

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Yibo Ling

Fundraising & Partnerships

Matt Wyndowe’s Direct Reports

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J. Kim Fennell

deCarta CEO

Marc Prioleau

Location-Based-Services Partnerships

Travis Bogard’s Direct Reports

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Julie Herendeen

Global Head of Enterprise Marketing

Dan Graf’s Direct Reports

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Aaron Schildkrout

Head of Global Growth & Data Science; Head of Driver Products

Peter Deng

Head of Rider Product

Vinay Ramani

Head of International Growth

Ethan Eismann

Product Design

Marcos Weskamp

Marketplace Design

Aaron Schildkraut’s Direct Reports

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Andrew Chen

Rider Acquisition

Tom Fallows

Rider Engagement

Tom Fallows’s Direct Reports

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Chris Saad

Head of Product, Uber Developer Platform

Eric Meyhofer’s Direct Reports

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Don Burnette

Co-Founder at Otto, Autonomous Trucks

Claire Delaunay

Co-Founder at Otto, Autonomous Trucks

David Stager

Advanced Tech Group

Paw Anderson

Advanced Tech Group

Jill Hazelbaker’s Direct Reports

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Betsy Masiello

Head of Public Policy

Shari Doherty

Head of Product & Engineering Communications

Matt Kallman

Corporate Communications

Joe Sullivan’s Direct Reports

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John Flynn

Chief Information Security Officer

CFO’s Direct Reports

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Prabir Adarkar

Strategic Finance

Sandeep Menon

Fintech

Francois Chadwick

Accounting

Eric Mah

Treasury

Delphine Bernard

Financial Operations

Rajiv Krishnarao

Capital Markets

Gus Fuldner

Insurance

Open Seat

Controller

President of Ridesharing’s Direct Reports

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Rachel Holt

Regional Manager, Uber U.S. & Canada

Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty

EMEA

Andrew MacDonald

Regional Manager, Uber Latin America & Asia

Austin Geidt

Head of Global Expansion & Process

Troy Stevenson

Customer Support

Pierre-Demitri Gore-Coty’s Direct Reports

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Jo Bertram

Regional Manager, Northern Europe

Jason Droege’s Direct Reports

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Curtis Chambers

Head of Engineering, Uber Everything

Rachel Holt’s Direct Reports

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Kellyn Kenny

VP of Growth Marketing

Andrew MacDonald’s Direct Reports

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Allen Penn

Asia Operations

Amit Jain

Uber India Chief

Allen Penn’s Direct Reports

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Michael Brown

Regional Manager, Asia (excl. India)


Key Open Positions

  • Chief Operating Officer (search is ongoing)
  • Head of Product
  • Chief Financial Officer (search is ongoing)
  • Ridesharing President (it's unclear if COO will encompass this role)

Quick Facts

  • Operates globally, except China
  • Holds 17.7% stake in China’s Didi Chuxing
  • Post-money paper valuation of $68 billion, mid-2016
  • Equity funding: ~$10 billion

Board of Directors

Travis Kalanick

Uber Co-Founder

Garrett Camp

Uber Co-Founder & Chairman

Matt Cohler

Benchmark

Arianna Huffington

Founder & CEO, Thrive Global

Ryan Graves

Resident Entrepreneur and Builder

Yasir Al Rumayyan

Saudi Public Investment Fund

Yan Ling Martello

Nestlé

David Trujillo

TPG Capital

David Plouffe

Former Head of Communications & Policy at Uber

Non-Voting

Cheng Wei

CEO, Didi Chuxing

Non-Voting

David Krane

CEO & Managing Partner, GV

Observer

For a company that considers itself the Amazon.com of vehicular transportation, and could generate $4 billion in revenue this year, it’s strange that Uber lacks a CFO.