Former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is now officially Uber’s new CEO. He called the job “opportunity of a lifetime” in a recent interview. The news was announced in a letter to Uber employees by the by the company’s board of directors.
Uber was looking for a CEO after former Ceo Travis Kalanick resigned from his job under pressure of inverstors. Under khosrowashahi’s leadership, Expedia grew significantly, in part through acquisitions of other travel companies including Orbitz, Trivago , and HomeAway.