Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009 and once exerted nearly complete control, stepped down as chief executive in June 2017 under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Photo: AP Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009 and once exerted nearly complete control, stepped down as chief executive in June 2017 under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Photo: AP
Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009 and once exerted nearly complete control, stepped down as chief executive in June 2017 under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Photo: AP

Brash Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick leaves board to focus on industrial ‘ghost kitchens’

  • Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009, resigned from the board and sold his entire stake of roughly US$3 billion worth of shares
  • He is turning his focus to a new venture creating “ghost kitchens” for food delivery services

Topic |   Uber
Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009 and once exerted nearly complete control, stepped down as chief executive in June 2017 under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Photo: AP Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009 and once exerted nearly complete control, stepped down as chief executive in June 2017 under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Photo: AP
Kalanick, who helped found Uber in 2009 and once exerted nearly complete control, stepped down as chief executive in June 2017 under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks. Photo: AP
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