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Uber Taps Eric Holder to Investigate Discrimination Claims

  • Review follows claims by former engineer of sexual harassment
  • Focus back on Silicon Valley’s male-dominated culture
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Uber Taps Eric Holder to Lead Sexual Harassment Probe

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Uber Technologies Inc. appointed former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to lead an independent review into claims of sexual harassment by a former software engineer.

Arianna Huffington, head of human resources Liane Hornsey and Angela Padilla, the company’s associate general counsel, will also participate in the investigation, Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick wrote in a memo to employees on Monday.