ryan graves

  • Uber’s Ryan Graves leaving SVP role to focus on board position

    Uber’s Ryan Graves leaving SVP role to focus on board position

    Uber SVP of Global Operations will be leaving that full-time senior leadership role in the middle of September to “focus” on his role as a director of Uber’s board. Graves, who acted as Uber’s CEO from early 2010 until founder Travis Kalanick took over the position at the end of that year, had been seen as a close associate of Kalanick’s over the course of his… Read More

  • UberCab Ordered to Cease And Desist

    UberCab Ordered to Cease And Desist

    Did Ubercab just crash and burn? Taxi and limo industry insiders in California today informed TechCrunch that the San Francisco Metro Transit Authority & the Public Utilities Commission of California have ordered the startup to cease and desist. UPDATE: Since the orders arrived on October 20th, Ubercab has remained in service under threat of penalties including up to $5,000 fee per… Read More

  • Hitching A Ride With UberCab, 5 Minutes With The CEO [TCTV]

    Less than four months old, UberCab’s mobile app for on-demand car service has become something of a breakout hit in San Francisco this summer. The startup has amassed a fleet of 45 SF drivers to cater to the whims of the early adopter urbanites and, so far, it’s delivered on its promise to provide swift service with the average wait time hovering between 7 to 8 minutes. To… Read More