Nikesh Arora joins race to be Uber CEO post Kalanick's ouster: Report

Nikesh Arora joins race to be Uber CEO post Kalanick's ouster: Report

Nikesh Arora attends a conference of start-up businesses in New Delhi, India, January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files

Former Google and Softbank executive Nikesh Arora is eyeing the post of CEO of Uber, vacated by Travis Kalanick, says a report in The New York Times. Arora has been quietly advancing himself for the position, says the report.

Uber is making a pitch to potential CEO candidates after Kalanick, the firm’s co-founder was ousted last month. The company has received a flood of interest and Uber’s board has interviewed multiple candidates, says the newspaper, citing an anonymous source.

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