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Uber President Jeff Jones Quits, Joins Long List of Departing Execs

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Uber President Jeff Jones Quits, Joins Long List of Departing ExecsJeff Jones, Uber president, has announced his leave from the company over its many corporate culture issues.  Jones, hired some seven months ago, is a marketing expert and he was supposed to help the company soften its image after the many scandals it's been through over the years regarding the questionable corporate culture they let brew, full of sexism and prejudice.  "I joined Uber because of its mission, and the challenge to build global capabilities that would help the company mature and thrive long term. 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," Jones told Reuters.  His position has been put into question for a while now, especially since earlier this month Uber started looking for a new chief operat...
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Uber President Jeff Jones is reportedly leaving the ride-hailing service after about six months in the job. The resignation comes less than two weeks after company CEO Travis Kalanick admitted he needed to "grow up" and said he would seek leadership help. The ride-hailing service has had a rough...

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brian kelly RT @ByTomLee: And suddenly, @jjones' decision to resign as #Uber president in March seems mighty intuitive https://t.co/AaYX2neEc7 2 days ago

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Thomas Lee And suddenly, @jjones' decision to resign as #Uber president in March seems mighty intuitive https://t.co/AaYX2neEc7 2 days ago

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The Short Uber Trouble (Mar '17): Uber President Jeff Jones departs the company, voicing disagreement with company's beliefs, followed by 4 more execs 2 days ago

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