Board member Arianna Huffington takes prominent role in efforts to steady Uber

The Uber board member who made a sexist remark during today’s meeting about the prevalence of sexism within the company has resigned from his position. David Bonderman’s resignation from Uber’s board was first announced by The New York Times, and confirmed in a statement by Bonderman himself, in which he said he said his comment was “careless, inappropriate, and inexcusable.” Bonderman was recorded making the remark in reply to to fellow board member Arianna Huffington, who was speaking about the need for more female representation on Uber’s board. When “there’s one woman on the board, it’s much more likely that there will be a second woman on the board,” Huffington said, to which Bonderman shot back “what it shows is that it’s much more... Continue reading…

Board member Arianna Huffington takes prominent role in efforts to steady Uber

The executive offers a prescription as the ride-hailing firm reels under sexism allegations.

Thu 15 Jun 17 from The Washington Post

Uber board member cracks ‘inappropriate’ joke about women at company event on sexual harassment

The comment came as an interruption of fellow board member Arianna Huffington.

Tue 13 Jun 17 from The Washington Post

Uber C-suite vacuum could hold back its turnaround

Uber was lauded for the broad changes it plans to make. But with 14 managers running the show, will they happen?        

Fri 16 Jun 17 from USA today

Now the FTC wants a word with Uber

News comes right after CEO stepped back, and a board member resigned.

Thu 15 Jun 17 from Arstechnica

Uber's open COO job in the spotlight amid leadership void

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - With Chief Executive Travis Kalanick taking a leave of absence from Uber Technologies Inc, the vacant job of chief operating officer takes on a lot more importance ...

Wed 14 Jun 17 from Reuters Technology

Uber board member resigns after sexist remark at all-hands meet - CNET

David Bonderman steps down from the ride-hailing startup's board after a comment disparaging women at an all-hands meeting about sexism.

Wed 14 Jun 17 from CNET

Uber board member resigns after making a sexist remark

Are you familiar with David Bonderman? If not, you might now remember him as the Uber board member who resigned because he made sexist remark during a meeting meant to address the company's ...

Tue 13 Jun 17 from Engadget

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