Travis Kalanick

Co-Founder & CEO

Travis Kalanick is a successful entrepreneur in the areas of consumer internet, transportation, and enterprise content delivery.  His most recent company, Uber, an on-demand black car service, seeks to be “Everyone’s Private Driver” by bringing disruptive technology and business innovation to urban transportation challenges.  Prior to Uber, Travis founded Red Swoosh, an enterprise content delivery company that he sold to Akamai Technologies in 2007.  Prior companies include Scour, the world's first p2p search engine where Kalanick also attained the dubious distinction of having been sued for $250 billion.  In addition, Kalanick has been an active angel investor in, and advising, kick-ass startups founded by truly awesome entrepreneurs.  You can connect with Travis on Twitter at @travisk, read his blog, or ask him anything on Formspring.