Vastavam web: Uber company appointed Jaiteerth Patwari as Senior Engineering Leader at its hyderabad centre.”We are continuing to strengthen the engineering team in India and are confident that Jaiteerth’s expertise across sectors will help us create solutions that will further enhance the overall rider and driver partner experience said Uber India Site Lead Naga Kasu. Interestingly, the appointment comes at a time when the US-based company is facing allegations of widespread mismanagement and harassment at workplace.
In an attempt to repair its reputation, its co-founder Travis Kalanick said he would take a leave of absence as the chief executive.It has two engineering centers in India — Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The teams work on areas like safety, payments, driver growth, maps, vehicle telematics and rider experience, among others. It has nearly 100 people at these two centers. Uber, which is the world’s most valued start-up, came under fire after a former employee wrote a blog post alleging sexual harassment and sexism at the firm.Matters aggravated after reports emerged that a top Uber executive had allegedly obtained medical records of a 26-year-old woman raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014.