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The Seattle Times
Uber and Lyft didn’t want you to know — but they have over 9,200 drivers in SeattleUber and Lyft drivers, along with taxi and other for-hire drivers, the ability
Uber and Lyft didn’t want you to know — but they have over 9,200 drivers in Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Uber and Lyft drivers, along with taxi and other for-hire drivers, the ability to unionize. When Uber’s chief adviser, David Plouffe, a former political strategist for President Obama, visited Seattle before the council’s vote, he said the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bernie backers could turn electionto get its way. There is a history here among party progressives with institut
Bernie backers could turn election
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
to get its way. There is a history here among party progressives with institutional memories. Eight years ago, in Nevada, David Plouffe, top field organizer for the Obama campaign, also complained that the Clintons were trying to game the state’s... Read more
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Breitbart
Breitbart’s Aaron Klein: Obama Administration Believes It Controls the Mediathe press anything that we didn’t absolutely control,” said Dunn in that video.
Breitbart’s Aaron Klein: Obama Administration Believes It Controls the Media
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
the press anything that we didn’t absolutely control,” said Dunn in that video. “One of the reasons we did so many of the David Plouffe videos was not just for our supporters, but also because it was a way for us to get our message out without... Read more
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Investopedia
Uber Announces 20% of Global Rides Now on UberPoolride sharing services. (To learn more, see: The Story of Uber.) Strengthening
Uber Announces 20% of Global Rides Now on UberPool
Investopedia / Posted 18 days ago
ride sharing services. (To learn more, see: The Story of Uber.) Strengthening Uber’s Global Presence According to David Plouffe, former advisor to President Obama and Uber’s head of strategy, 20% of total Uber rides worldwide are booked... Read more
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The Hill
Daily fantasy gets hearing at lastwill advise Uber on how to best bring flexible benefits to independent workers
Daily fantasy gets hearing at last
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
will advise Uber on how to best bring flexible benefits to independent workers in the on-demand economy,” Uber adviser David Plouffe said on Tuesday. ICYMI: RIDE-HAILS FUELS BACKGROUND CHECK BOOM: The Wall Street Journal had a story out on... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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News 8000
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
KSBW Salinas / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
23 related stories
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York Citya living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sector
Union to represent 35,000 Uber drivers in New York City
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
a living without many of the supports and benefits that workers in other sectors enjoy," the Guild said in a statement. David Plouffe, chief adviser at Uber, admitted the company needs to improve relations with its drivers. "We haven't always... Read more
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The Financial Express
Uber recognizes drivers’ guild in New Yorkand give drivers who have been barred from the app an additional voice in the d
Uber recognizes drivers’ guild in New York
The Financial Express / Posted 19 days ago
and give drivers who have been barred from the app an additional voice in the deactivation appeals process,” Uber spokesman David Plouffe said in a statement. The new guild will not act as a union, meaning it will not enable its members to take... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Why do NYC pols hate Wal-Mart but love Uber?close ties to politically-connected Democrats. In addition, its lobbying effort
Why do NYC pols hate Wal-Mart but love Uber?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 19 days ago
close ties to politically-connected Democrats. In addition, its lobbying effort is “run by former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe and stocked with Democratic operatives.” As the genuinely progressive Thomas Frank has observed (paraphrased... Read more
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USA Today
Uber's Plouffe: checks are larger for start-upsharder to raise money in politics or for a tech start-up? Few people are in a
Uber's Plouffe: checks are larger for start-ups
USA Today / Posted 19 days ago
harder to raise money in politics or for a tech start-up? Few people are in a better position to answer the question than David Plouffe. He famously ran Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and was a senior adviser in the Obama White House.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Uber agrees to drivers guild in New York Citythat the new organization could help the company better communicate with driver
Uber agrees to drivers guild in New York City
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
that the new organization could help the company better communicate with drivers. “Communication is important,” said David Plouffe, Uber’s chief adviser and a former senior adviser to President Obama. “On price cuts, we haven’t always had the... Read more
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TechCrunch
Uber says that 20% of its rides globally are now on Uber Poolthose are now coming into their own. Uber today said that 20% of all of its rid
Uber says that 20% of its rides globally are now on Uber Pool
TechCrunch / Posted 19 days ago
those are now coming into their own. Uber today said that 20% of all of its rides globally are now on UberPool services. David Plouffe, Uber’s strategy head, revealed the stat on stage today at TC’s Disrupt conference in New York. UberPool is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Uber recognises drivers' group in New Yorkblack cars to pick up riders who request a car via its low-cost Uber X service.
Uber recognises drivers' group in New York
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
black cars to pick up riders who request a car via its low-cost Uber X service. "Communication is important," said David Plouffe, Uber's chief adviser. "On price cuts, we haven't always had the best forum to discuss and share data - how... Read more
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Raw Story
Uber teams up with machinists’ union to represent NYC driversfund administered by the Guild and used to cover benefits such as paid time off
Uber teams up with machinists’ union to represent NYC drivers
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
fund administered by the Guild and used to cover benefits such as paid time off or parental leave,” Uber’s chief adviser, David Plouffe, said in a separate statement. The union will also give drivers the ability to appeal deactivation decisions,... Read more
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Reuters
Uber to offer union representation to New York City driversfund administered by the Guild and used to cover benefits such as paid time off
Uber to offer union representation to New York City drivers
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
fund administered by the Guild and used to cover benefits such as paid time off or parental leave," Uber's chief adviser, David Plouffe, said in a separate statement. The union will also give drivers the ability to appeal deactivation decisions,... Read more
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NBC News
Uber to Offer Union Representation to New York City Driversfund administered by the Guild and used to cover benefits such as paid time off
Uber to Offer Union Representation to New York City Drivers
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
fund administered by the Guild and used to cover benefits such as paid time off or parental leave," Uber's chief adviser, David Plouffe, said in a separate statement. The union will also give drivers the ability to appeal deactivation decisions,... Read more
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USA Today
Uber announces New York City drivers' guildwill be affiliated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospa
Uber announces New York City drivers' guild
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
will be affiliated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union, Uber's strategic advisor David Plouffe said. The Drivers Guild is the first such organization Uber has officially given the nod to, though drivers in... Read more
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CNET
Uber stops short of union with NYC drivers guilddeterminations will still be made by Uber alone. Uber did not immediately repl
Uber stops short of union with NYC drivers guild
CNET / Posted 20 days ago
determinations will still be made by Uber alone. Uber did not immediately reply to a request for comment. Uber advisor David Plouffe told The New York Times that the company is not seeking to replicate the guild area outside of New York, which... Read more
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USA Today
How do you compete against Uber? Juno says be nicesuccessful, and the answer is obviously down the road, then Juno will disprove
How do you compete against Uber? Juno says be nice
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
successful, and the answer is obviously down the road, then Juno will disprove the old adage that "nice guys finish last." David Plouffe, the former Obama White House advisor now on the board of Uber, will be speaking at TechCrunch later... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Siri Creators Introduce Viv, the New AI Assistanthis children Siri or Viv, Kittlaus was a diplomatic papa: “I love them both.”
Siri Creators Introduce Viv, the New AI Assistant
KCEN-TV / Posted 20 days ago
his children Siri or Viv, Kittlaus was a diplomatic papa: “I love them both.” TechCrunch Disrupt resumes Tuesday with speakers such as Tim Armstrong of AOL and former Obama White House advisor David Plouffe, now an advisor and on the board of... Read more
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Breitbart
Bill and Hillary Clinton Complete California Campaign Swingand small gatherings over the next month. On May 13, Clinton campaign manager
Bill and Hillary Clinton Complete California Campaign Swing
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
and small gatherings over the next month. On May 13, Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook and Obama’s 2008 campaign manager David Plouffe will host supporters for a fundraiser co-hosted by LGBT for Hillary. Also that night, actress Meredith Baxter... Read more
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TechCrunch
Uber appoints former EC VP Neelie Kroes to its public policy boardthe full complement of policy board members (eight in all) Uber’s chief advisor
Uber appoints former EC VP Neelie Kroes to its public policy board
TechCrunch / Posted 24 days ago
the full complement of policy board members (eight in all) Uber’s chief advisor & member of the board of directors, David Plouffe, expends a lot of pixels talking up the ‘societal benefits’, as Uber sees it, of its business, before moving on... Read more
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Japan Today
Uber assembles international insights in policy board ‹ Japan Todaynew board, including former EU Commissioner for Competition Neelie Kroes, held
Uber assembles international insights in policy board ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 24 days ago
new board, including former EU Commissioner for Competition Neelie Kroes, held its first meeting this week, Uber advisor David Plouffe said in a blog post. “We had vibrant discussions about every aspect of our business and the unique challenges... Read more
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Breitbart
Matthew Palumbo: ‘Trump Is Hillary Clinton’s Worst Nightmare’ Because There’s ‘No Playbook to Run Against’ Himagainst Hillary Clinton.” He also noted her 2016 apparatus is devoid of talent
Matthew Palumbo: ‘Trump Is Hillary Clinton’s Worst Nightmare’ Because There’s ‘No Playbook to Run Against’ Him
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
against Hillary Clinton.” He also noted her 2016 apparatus is devoid of talent like James Carville, Paul Begala, and David Plouffe, who have engineered previous Democrat victories. “There’s no playbook to run against Donald Trump,” Palumbo... Read more
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DW
Uber gets help navigating policy roadblocks | NRS-Import |world as it continues to expand at an extraordinarily fast clip. That's accord
Uber gets help navigating policy roadblocks | NRS-Import |
DW / Posted 25 days ago
world as it continues to expand at an extraordinarily fast clip. That's according to a blog post from Uber's Chief Advisor David Plouffe, who himself was once a campaign manager for President Barack Obama. Plouffe said the members of the new... Read more
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Rappler
Uber assembles international insights in policy boardnew board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held it
Uber assembles international insights in policy board
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
new board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held its first meeting this week, Uber advisor David Plouffe said in a blog post. "We had vibrant discussions about every aspect of our business and the unique challenges... Read more
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iol.co.za
Uber unveils policy boardnew board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held it
Uber unveils policy board
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
new board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held its first meeting this week, Uber advisor David Plouffe said in a blog post. “We had vibrant discussions about every aspect of our business and the unique challenges... Read more
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The Register
Steelie Neelie Kroes joins Uber as competition advisorof international policy wonks as part of Uber's Public Policy Advisory Board, w
Steelie Neelie Kroes joins Uber as competition advisor
The Register / Posted 25 days ago
of international policy wonks as part of Uber's Public Policy Advisory Board, which met for the first time this week. David Plouffe, chief advisor & member of the board of directors said: "We had vibrant discussions about every aspect of our... Read more
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The Financial Express
Uber forms policy board to tackle regulatory issues around the worldnew board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held it
Uber forms policy board to tackle regulatory issues around the world
The Financial Express / Posted 25 days ago
new board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held its first meeting this week, Uber advisor David Plouffe said in a blog post. “We had vibrant discussions about every aspect of our business and the unique challenges... Read more
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PhysOrg
Uber assembles international insights in policy boardnew board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held it
Uber assembles international insights in policy board
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
new board, including former EU commission for competition Neelie Kroes, held its first meeting this week, Uber advisor David Plouffe said in a blog post. "We had vibrant discussions about every aspect of our business and the unique challenges... Read more
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Boston Globe
Zuckerberg hires education leader to run philanthropic effortare Jay Carney, a former White House press secretary, who is now senior vice pr
Zuckerberg hires education leader to run philanthropic effort
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
are Jay Carney, a former White House press secretary, who is now senior vice president for corporate affairs at Amazon, and David Plouffe, a former senior adviser to President Obama, who is now chief adviser and a board member at Uber. The trend is... Read more
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Fortune
Uber's New Policy Advisory Board Taps Business and Political Heavyweightsstraight to the point (sometimes a little too quickly)—and we want their feedba
Uber's New Policy Advisory Board Taps Business and Political Heavyweights
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
straight to the point (sometimes a little too quickly)—and we want their feedback to be equally direct!” wrote Uber advisor David Plouffe in a blog post. Uber recently added Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington to its board of directors for... Read more
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The Verge
Uber signs up former policy-makers for new boardis one way to navigate future policy disputes. "As ridesharing continues to gr
Uber signs up former policy-makers for new board
The Verge / Posted 25 days ago
is one way to navigate future policy disputes. "As ridesharing continues to grow, we look forward to the Board's candid advice and insights," writes David Plouffe, Uber's chief advisor, who also worked as a strategist on Barack Obama's 2008 campai... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Tech: More Ex-Obama officials flock to Silicon Valleyboard, along with a host of former government officials across the world. The a
Overnight Tech: More Ex-Obama officials flock to Silicon Valley
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
board, along with a host of former government officials across the world. The announcement was made by Uber executive David Plouffe, Obama's one-time campaign manager who made the transition to the tech industry back in... Read more
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Fortune
Mark Zuckergberg's Foundation Has a New Chief On The Education Frontfunds. Shelton is only the latest Washington official to go work for Silicon V
Mark Zuckergberg's Foundation Has a New Chief On The Education Front
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
funds. Shelton is only the latest Washington official to go work for Silicon Valley. Obama’s former campaign manager, David Plouffe is currently an advisor for ride-hailing company Uber, while former Clinton advisor Chris Lehane has joined... Read more
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The Hill
Ray LaHood joins Uber advisory boarddomestic policy adviser to President Obama. This isn’t the first time Uber has
Ray LaHood joins Uber advisory board
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
domestic policy adviser to President Obama. This isn’t the first time Uber has tapped someone from the realm of politics. David Plouffe, the operative who ran Obama’s first presidential campaign, was added to the board of directors last... Read more
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WA Today
Uber just hired Allan Felstransportation policy has played second fiddle to the likes of the economy, edu
Uber just hired Allan Fels
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
transportation policy has played second fiddle to the likes of the economy, education and healthcare," Uber's chief adviser David Plouffe said in a statement provided to Fairfax Media announcing the new advisory board. "Yet transportation is key to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Uber just hired Allan Felstransportation policy has played second fiddle to the likes of the economy, edu
Uber just hired Allan Fels
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
transportation policy has played second fiddle to the likes of the economy, education and healthcare," Uber's chief adviser David Plouffe said in a statement provided to Fairfax Media announcing the new advisory board. "Yet transportation is key to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Adil Zainulbhai on Uber's global advisory panelexpected to guide seven-year-old Uber as it increasingly finds itself in the mi
Adil Zainulbhai on Uber's global advisory panel
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
expected to guide seven-year-old Uber as it increasingly finds itself in the midst of regulatory challenges. According to David Plouffe, chief advisor and member of the board of directors, Uber, "ride-sharing apps are not just about pushing a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Uber just hired Allan Felstransportation policy has played second fiddle to the likes of the economy, edu
Uber just hired Allan Fels
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
transportation policy has played second fiddle to the likes of the economy, education and healthcare," Uber's chief adviser David Plouffe said in a statement provided to Fairfax Media announcing the new advisory board. "Yet transportation is key to... Read more
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