Harry here. So it finally happened – Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is “taking a leave of absence” for an undetermined amount of time. On one hand, this makes sense, as Travis recently suffered a devastating loss. On the other hand, what does Travis’ departure mean for Uber, and can Uber overcome these public setbacks? Today, senior RSG contributor John Ince covers Travis’ leave, what experts say about the future of Uber, and how Uber maybe hasn’t learned a single thing from all of these public embarrassments.
Harry here. It seems like Uber’s bad PR just keeps happening, week after week. This week, it’s the departure of a top Uber exec and the potential for more employees to flee Uber. What does this mean for Uber – and Lyft? Senior RSG contributor John Ince breaks down the news, plus some alarming news for drivers who don’t have rideshare insurance, in this week’s round up.