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Inside Travis Kalanick's resignation as Uber CEO

Travis Kalanick's final hours as chief executive played out in a private room in a Chicago hotel

Mike Isaac | NYT 

Travis Kalanick’s final hours as Uber’s chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chicago hotel on Tuesday. There, Kalanick, who was on a trip to interview executive candidates for Uber, was paid a surprise visit. Two venture capitalists — Matt Cohler and Peter Fenton of the Silicon Valley firm Benchmark, which is one of Uber’s biggest shareholders — presented Kalanick with a list of demands, including his resignation before the end of the day. The letter was from five of Uber’s major investors, including Benchmark and the mutual ...

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First Published: Fri, June 23 2017. 00:27 IST
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