Tuesday, December 6, 2022

It has been announced that Uber’s chief technical officer would be stepping down.

Sukumar Rathnam, Uber’s Chief Technology Officer, is stepping down as the firm’s head of engineering, according to a representative for the ride-hailing company late Tuesday. The representative did not give a reason for Rathnam’s departure, although previously reported that he had been in conflict with Sundeep Jain, the company’s chief product officer. Rathnam, who has been with Uber for roughly a year, wants to leave in early October, according to the spokeswoman. Rathnam was previously an executive at Amazon (AMZN.O), where he oversaw product selection and catalog systems, teams. According to his company biography, he formerly worked at Microsoft (MSFT.O) and Oracle (ORCL.N).

 

Rathnam, who joined Uber about a year ago, plans to leave in early October, the spokesperson said. Rathnam was previously an executive at Amazon, where he oversaw product selection and catalog systems, teams. According to his company biography, he formerly worked at Microsoft and Oracle.

 

After Rathnam goes, it’s unclear how Uber’s technical teams will be structured. According to the report, Rathnam has been at odds with Sundeep Jain, the company’s chief product officer. Rathnam has been with Uber for nearly a year. According to the article, his resignation could be revealed as soon as this week. Uber did not respond to a request for comment right away.

 

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