Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting, citing differences over ‘beliefs and approach to leadership’ - Recode


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Uber President Jeff Jones Is Quitting, Citing Differences Over ‘Beliefs and Approach to Leadership’
9 weeks ago by nimprojects
He is leaving after apparently deciding the current controversies are too much to handle.
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9 weeks ago by inspiral
About six months after joining, Uber president Jeff Jones quits, says his “beliefs and approach to leadership” were inconsistent with what he saw at Uber
9 weeks ago by joeo10
Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year. The move by the No. 2 exec, said sources, is directly related to the multiple controversies there, including explosive charges of sexism and sexual harassment. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago by trisignia
Uber-President geht, nach nur sechs Monaten
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9 weeks ago by grzbielok
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9 weeks ago by radii0
Kara Swisher and Johana Bhuiyan:
<p>Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year. The move by the No. 2 exec, said sources, is directly related to the multiple controversies there, including explosive charges of sexism and sexual harassment.

(UPDATE: Uber confirmed the departure, saying in a statement: “We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best.” And, in a note to staff, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said: “After we announced our intention to hire a COO, Jeff came to the tough decision that he doesn’t see his future at Uber. It is unfortunate that this was announced through the press but I thought it was important to send all of you an email before providing comment publicly.)

(UPDATE: Jones also confirmed the departure with a blistering assessment of the company. “It is now clear, however, that the beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber, and I can no longer continue as president of the ride sharing business,” he said in a statement to Recode.)

Jones, said sources, determined that this was not the situation he signed on for, especially after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced a search for a new COO to help him right the very troubled ship.</p>


Also departing: Uber's head of maps Brian McClendon, who is <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/business/jeff-jones-leaves-uber-ride-sharing-president.html">heading off to do politics</a>; Mike Isaac totted up the body count:
<p>The departures add to the executive exodus from Uber this year. Raffi Krikorian, a well-regarded director in Uber’s self-driving division, left the company last week, while Gary Marcus, who joined Uber in December after Uber acquired his company, left this month. Uber also asked for the resignation of Amit Singhal, a top engineer who failed to disclose a sexual harassment claim against him at his previous employer, Google, before joining Uber. And Ed Baker, another senior executive, left this month as well.</p>


This is going to leave Scruffy the Janitor helping out Travis Kalanick until a new chief operating officer is appointed.
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9 weeks ago by charlesarthur
Jones also confirmed the departure with a blistering assessment of the company. “It is now clear, however, that the beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber, and I can no longer continue as president of the ride sharing business,” he said in a statement to Recode.)
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9 weeks ago by dancall
Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year. The move by the No. 2 exec, said sources, is directly related to…
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9 weeks ago by dentarg
Culture woes: "Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting, citing differences over ‘beliefs and approach to leadership’"
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9 weeks ago by tguemes
RT : Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting as management turmoil at the ride-hailing company deepens via
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9 weeks ago by kitoconnell
Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting as management turmoil at the ride-hailing company deepens - Recode https://t.co/SwZvnl5SOf

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Kara Swisher and Johana Bhuiyan, reporting for Recode:

Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year. The move by the No. 2 exec, said sources, is directly related to the multiple controversies there, including explosive charges of sexism and sexual harassment.

So was Uber’s toxic culture a surprise to Jones? Or was it even worse than what he was braced for?

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9 weeks ago by josephschmitt
Kara Swisher and Johana Bhuiyan, reporting for Recode:

Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year. The move by the No. 2 exec, said sources, is directly related to the multiple controversies there, including explosive charges of sexism and sexual harassment.

So was Uber’s toxic culture a surprise to Jones? Or was it even worse than what he was braced for?

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9 weeks ago by rufous
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9 weeks ago by tjweir
RT : Uber's president quits, blasts the company on the way out.
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9 weeks ago by adampasick
RT : "Beliefs & approach 2 leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent w/what I saw & experienced at Uber"
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9 weeks ago by AramZS
Travis Kalanick email to staff and Jones' comment:
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9 weeks ago by kohlmannj
RT : "Beliefs & approach 2 leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent w/what I saw & experienced at Uber"
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9 weeks ago by ichthyos
RT : Everything's on track.
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9 weeks ago by perich
Uber's president quits, blasts the company on the way out.
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9 weeks ago by girma
Uber's president quits, blasts the company on the way out.
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9 weeks ago by beaugunderson
Uber president Jeff Jones strafes Uber in departure statement: via
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9 weeks ago by andriak
Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting as management turmoil at the ride-hailing company deepens via
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9 weeks ago by dshaw
Uber's problems clearly begin with Kalanick.
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9 weeks ago by whyitsjeff
Uber president Jeff Jones is quitting as management turmoil at the ride-hailing company deepens - Recode
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9 weeks ago by Fallingbadgers