New Uber CEO Khosrowshahi a savvy dealmaker, very different from Kalanick

Dara Khosrowshahi may have been the compromise choice for Uber Technologies Inc's new chief executive. But for a bitterly divided board of directors at a dysfunctional yet highly innovative company, compromise may be what Uber needs. Khosrowshahi, the 48-year-old CEO of online travel booking company Expedia Inc, is a friendly and steady hand, a savvy dealmaker, a committed defender of diversity and vocal critic of U.

S. President Donald Trump, according to those who know him. Under his watch, Expedia has become the largest.

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