• Uber's Flying Car Chief Jeff Holden Has Stepped Down

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Uber has a lost a key player in its bid to bring flying cars to the world.
    The company's chief product officer and head of its Elevate flying car division Jeff Holden has left the company, according to Recode. In a statement to the news outlet, Uber would only say that Holden is moving on to another position. Where he's headed and in what capacity is unknown.
    Holden's departure comes just a week after Uber held its second-annual Elevate conference , where it touted its flying car concept. The vehicle has four propellers that allow it to take off from the ground. A single rotor on the tail...
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  • Uber's chief product officer is out

    Uber's chief product officer is out

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Uber Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden, who oversaw Uber Elevate, has left the company, Recode first reported. His last day was yesterday, TechCrunch confirmed.
    On a day-to-day level, Holden was not that heavily involved. Manik Gupta, for example, is in charge of product, maps and marketplace at the VP level. There was also Uber Head of Product Daniel Graf, who left the company in March but was quickly replaced by former Amazon Alexa shopping lead Assaf Ronen .
    Holden, instead, was more of a big-picture kind of executive, which entailed him taking ownership over Uber Elevate. Under his...
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