Uber hires former Facebook exec and Firefox owner Blake Ross

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Uber has hired Firefox co-founder Blake Ross to work with them on product strategy.

Ross will be operative with a ridesharing association part-time from Los Angeles. He announced it on Facebook, where he once worked as executive of product. 

“I’m fasten Uber to assistance rise product strategy, convene a troops, and urge my newcomer rating,” quipped Ross.

The news comes only dual days after a association announced a new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi. The purpose had been empty given June, when Travis Kalanick was pressured to resign.

From a “#DeleteUber” amicable media debate in Jan to allegations of a sexist association enlightenment to a obvious lawsuit with Waymo, it’s been a formidable year for a tellurian ridesharing company. Yet a financials uncover Uber has still continued to grow.

We can design Uber to make some-more pivotal hires in a entrance months as it tries to urge a picture and rigging adult toward a contingent IPO.

As for Ross, it looks like he’ll have some-more impulse for his Silicon Valley-themed spoofs. 

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