Access Unlocked Wednesday June 21, 2017 Uber Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Travis Cordell Kalanick resigned, after five (5) investors request for his resignation.
According to New York Times, Kalanick had the following to say “I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life, I have accepted the investors request to set aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight.”
Kalanick who is a co-founder of the company will remain on the board of directors.
Earlier this year, Uber paid a twenty (20) million dollar settlement after being accused of not be honest about employee earnings. Also, former employee Susan Fowler announced, allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.