Sept 14 (Reuters) – Uber (UBER.N) Chief Expertise Officer Sukumar Rathnam is stepping down as the corporate’s head of engineering, a spokesperson of the ride-hailing firm mentioned late on Tuesday.
The spokesperson didn’t specify the explanation for Rathnam’s departure however Enterprise Insider reported earlier that he had been more and more at odds with chief product officer Sundeep Jain.
Rathnam, who joined Uber a couple of 12 months in the past, plans to go away in early October, the spokesperson mentioned.
Rathnam beforehand labored as an government at Amazon (AMZN.O), the place he led groups answerable for product choice and catalogue programs. Previous to Amazon, he labored at Microsoft (MSFT.O) and Oracle (ORCL.N), based on his firm biography.
It was unclear how Uber’s engineering groups might be structured after Rathnam leaves, based on Enterprise Insider.
Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas, Dania Nadeem and Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Anil D’Silva and Sonya Hepinstall
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