Articles tagged “dara khosrowshahi”

Uber’s Toxic Workplace Culture Subject of U.S. Gender-Discrimination Investigation

Uber’s Toxic Workplace Culture Subject of U.S. Gender-Discrimination Investigation

Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

Uber remains dogged by the ramifications of its toxic workplace culture despite CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's efforts to change the narrative. It's time for the company to fix the structural inequalities put in place by its former leadership instead of pandering to critics with inclusive bromides.

3 days ago

Uber’s Legal Victory in London Shows CEO’s Turnaround Strategy Is Working

Uber’s Legal Victory in London Shows CEO’s Turnaround Strategy Is Working

Nate Lanxon, Bloomberg

Several improvements and rounds of apologies later, is Uber a significantly more humane company? And how much will it ever improve? All eyes remain on CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

3 weeks ago

Uber Is Expanding Its Electric Bike Rentals Into Europe

Uber Is Expanding Its Electric Bike Rentals Into Europe

Natalia Drozdiak and Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is on a "charm offensive," as this story points out, trying to expand into markets that have proven tricky in the past. Will it work?

1 month ago

Uber’s Business Grew Last Year Despite a $4.5 Billion Loss

Uber’s Business Grew Last Year Despite a $4.5 Billion Loss

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

At some point, Uber is going to have to stop burning through billions of dollars to grow its business each quarter. The latest financials released to investors show the company is nowhere close to stemming its losses.

5 months ago

Uber CEO: We Will Be Profitable Within Three Years

Uber CEO: We Will Be Profitable Within Three Years

Adam Satariano, Bloomberg

Before Uber shifts all its attention to flying and driverless cars, we'd like to see the company make real strides in addressing serious longstanding issues such as sexual harassment and passenger safety.

6 months ago

The Inside Story of an Online Travel Reunion at the New Uber

The Inside Story of an Online Travel Reunion at the New Uber

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There were a ton of people who wanted the COO position at Uber, and it went to Expedia alum and former Orbtiz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford. The pressure will be on both Khosrowshahi and Harford to turn around the ridesharing company. As if there weren't abundant pressure already.

7 months ago

Skift Podcast: What to Expect From the New Expedia

Skift Podcast: What to Expect From the New Expedia

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Our team of experts at Skift can talk Expedia news with the best — in fact, they are the best. Tune in for insight on Expedia's history and future under new leadership.

10 months ago

Uber Will Fail if New CEO Doesn’t Stop It From Burning Cash

Uber Will Fail if New CEO Doesn’t Stop It From Burning Cash

Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

Uber is without a doubt wildly unprofitable. But we disagree with this opinion writer: New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has the chops for a turnaround.

11 months ago

The Money Uber’s New CEO Left Behind at Expedia

The Money Uber’s New CEO Left Behind at Expedia

Jared Wein, Skift

Suddenly former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi walks away from substantial unvested compensation. Becoming CEO of Uber may have been a once in a lifetime opportunity for Khosrowshahi, but we expect that Uber had to compensate him for his treasure trove of unvested options to pry him away.

11 months ago

Uber’s New CEO Comes With a Hefty Price Tag

Uber’s New CEO Comes With a Hefty Price Tag

Anders Melin, Bloomberg

Khosrowshahi is already one of the most well-paid chief executives in the world, and he'll continue to make a ridiculous amount of money as he tries to turn around Uber's fortunes.

11 months ago

Oral History of Online Travel: Barry Diller’s Deals Built A Travel Empire

Oral History of Online Travel: Barry Diller’s Deals Built A Travel Empire

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Barry Diller, the senior executive at both IAC and Expedia, doesn't need any more plaques on his mansions' walls but he is one of the people who had oversized influence in making online travel what it is today. He had a great eye for how e-commerce would emerge and he pulled the trigger on his great acquisitions.

2 years ago

Expedia CEO’s 2012 pay rose 300 percent even as profits dropped

Sanjay Bhatt, Seattle Times

Whatever this raise means despite Expedia revenue performance, Wall Street isn't complaining much, the company stock rose 112 percent over 2012.

5 years ago