Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump’s Economic Advisory Council
Posted on:06 Feb 2017 09:08:43
Free Current Affairs to Your Email
06 February 2017 Current Affairs: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Uber Technologies Inc. Travis Kalanick in February 2017 quit the US President Donald Trump’s Economic Advisory Council.
The exact reasons for this development are not known. However, it has been speculated that Travis Kalanick was forced to resign from the prestigious council due to pressure from Uber’s customers.
Trump’s Economic Advisory Council : The USA President Donald J Trump announced the formation of the Economic Advisory Council in August 2016 during the election campaign for the presidency. The council assists Trump in implementing his economic agenda.
The council consists of some of the top economists in the USA as well as the most successful industry leaders in finance, real estate and technology.
Some of the prominent members of the council are – Tom Barrack (Colony Capital), Andy Beal (Beal Bank), Dan DiMicco (Nucor Corporation), Howard M Lorber (Vector Group) and John Paulson (Paulson & Co. Inc).
Travis Kalanick : He is an American computer programmer and businessman.
He is the co-founder of the peer-to-peer file sharing company Red Swoosh and the transportation network company, Uber.
With an estimated net worth of USD 6 billion, Travis entered the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans in 2014. He was placed at the 290th position.
FreshersLive - No.1 Job site in India. Here you can find latest 2018 government as well as private job recruitment notifications for different posts vacancies in India. Get top company jobs for both fresher and experienced. Job Seekers can get useful interview tips, resume services & interview Question and answer. Practice online test free which is helpful for interview preparation. Register with us to get latest employment news/rojgar samachar notifications. Also get latest free govt and other sarkari naukri job alerts daily through E-mail.