Travis Kalanick is CEO of Uber. Co-founded with Garrett Camp in 2009, Uber is a mobile application that connects passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services. Uber operates in more than 100 cities around the world.
Kalanick dropped out of UCLA in 1998 to found Scour Inc., a multimedia search engine, and Scour Exchange, a peer-to-peer file-exchange service. Scour filed for bankruptcy in 2000. Kalanick started Red Swoosh with Scour’s engineering team in 2001. Akami Technologies acquired Red Swoosh in 2007.