(Reuters) -Uber Chief Know-how Officer Sukumar Rathnam is stepping down as the corporate’s head of engineering, a spokesperson of the ride-hailing firm stated 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 stated.
Rathnam beforehand labored as an govt at Amazon, the place he led groups accountable for product choice and catalogue methods. Previous to Amazon, he labored at Microsoft and Oracle, in accordance with his firm biography.
It was unclear how Uber’s engineering groups will likely be structured after Rathnam leaves, in accordance with 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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