UBER'S TRAVIS KALANICK NAMES URSULA BURNS, JOHN THAIN TO BOARD

     (The following press release from Jimmy Asci, a spokesman for Travis 
Kalanick, was received by e-mail. The sender verified the statement.)

Travis Kalanick Announces Appointment of Ursula Burns and John Thain to Uber 
Board of Directors 
  
Statement by Travis Kalanick, co-founder and Board member, Uber: 
I am happy to announce that Ursula Burns and John Thain have agreed to join 
Uber’s Board of Directors. Until earlier this year, Ursula was Chairman and CEO 
of Xerox, while John was  formerly CEO of CIT Group, Merrill Lynch, and NYSE. 
Ursula and John are two highly accomplished corporate leaders with extensive 
board experience. 
  
Their backgrounds include successfully leading large public companies as chief 
executives and chairs, navigating dynamic, technology-powered and regulated 
industries, and guiding  tens of thousands of employees around the world. Both 
Ursula and John have engineering degrees and are incredibly talented and proven 
problem solvers. There is no doubt the Board will be well-served by their 
valuable insights, counsel and independent perspective  as Uber moves into the 
next phase of growth and prepares for a public offering. I am grateful for 
their enthusiastic support of Uber. 
  
I am appointing these seats now in light of a recent Board proposal to 
dramatically restructure the Board and significantly alter the company’s voting 
rights. It is therefore essential  that the full Board be in place for proper 
deliberation to occur, especially with such experienced board members as Ursula 
and John. 
  
I am confident that, with their additions and Dara’s appointment, Uber will be 
well situated to focus on the future and continue to revolutionize how cities 
move.  
  
Additional biographical information on Ursula Burns & John Thain: 
  
Ursula Burns 
Ursula Burns served Xerox Corporation as Chairman of the Board from 2010 to 
2017, and as Chief Executive Officer from 2009  to 2016. Throughout her tenure 
as CEO, Ursula helped transform the company from a global leader in document 
technology to the world’s most diversified business services company. She led 
the largest acquisition in the company’s history in 2009, and in 2016,  Xerox’s 
successful separation into two independent, publicly traded companies.   
  
Ursula currently serves on the board of directors of American Express, Exxon 
Mobil, Nestlé, and Datto, and counsels several  other community, educational 
and non-profit organizations. President Obama appointed Ursula to help lead the 
White House national program on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math 
(STEM) from 2009-2016, and she served as chair of the President’s Export  
Council from 2015-2016, after service as vice chair from 2010-2015.  
  
Ursula has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University 
and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering  from Polytechnic Institute of New 
York University.  
  
John A. Thain 
John Thain has held numerous leadership positions at some of the world’s 
largest and most well-known financial institutions  over the course of his 
30-year career, including most recently as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 
of CIT Group Inc. from 2010 to 2016. He previously served as Chairman and CEO 
of Merrill Lynch in the lead up to its $50 billion sale to Bank of America  in 
September 2008, as well as CEO of the New York Stock Exchange from 2005 to 
2007, during which time he led the exchange through its initial public 
offering. John was previously President of Goldman Sachs from 1999 to 2004, 
having joined the firm in 1979.  
  
John is a member of the MIT Corporation, a member of MIT's Executive Committee 
and on the Board of MITIMCo,  which oversees MIT's endowment.  John is on the 
Board of Managers of the New York Botanical Garden, is a trustee of New 
York-Presbyterian and is a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center.  
 
  
John received his MBA from Harvard University and his bachelor’s in electrical 
engineering from the Massachusetts Institute  of Technology. 
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