Uber, a San Francisco-based technology startup, is innovating at the intersection of lifestyle and logistics. The company’s application enables users to arrange and schedule transportation and/or logistics services with third party providers. Uber connects riders with safe, reliable, convenient transportation providers at a variety of price-points in cities around the world.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
12,000 (est)+10%
Uber was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Uber

Travis Kalanick

Travis Kalanick

CEO & Co-Founder
Thuan Pham

Thuan Pham

Chief Technology Officer
Garrett Camp

Garrett Camp

Co-Founder & Chairman
Jeff Holden

Jeff Holden

Chief Product Officer
Salle Yoo

Salle Yoo

General Counsel
Mark Moore

Mark Moore

Director of Engineering
Ryan Graves

Ryan Graves

Head of Global Operations & Board Member
Emil Michael

Emil Michael

SVP of Business Development
Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan

Chief Security Officer
Anthony Levandowski

Anthony Levandowski

Head of self-driving program

Uber Office Locations

Uber has offices in San Francisco, Richmond, Ho Chi Minh City, Leeds and in 115 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
405 Howard Street

Uber Metrics

Uber Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$6.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

($2.8 b)

Market valuation

$69 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$7 b
Uber's revenue was reported to be $6.5 b in 2016 which is a 225% increase from the previous period.
Y, 2012EY, 2013EY, 2014EY, 2015EY, 2016EA

Gross bookings

$3 b$9 b$20 b


$16.1 m$104.4 m$495.3 m$2 b$6.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$14.7 m$51.9 m$399.5 m

Gross profit

$1.4 m$52.5 m$95.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$800 k$34.2 m$246 m

R&D expense

$3.8 m$13.5 m$65.9 m

General and administrative expense

$4.1 m$17.7 m$177.7 m

Operating expense total

$8.7 m$67.4 m$500.8 m

Depreciation and amortization

$2 m$11.2 m


($18.7 m)($56.7 m)($564.9 m)

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

($2.8 b)
Y, 2016


$7 b

Uber Operating Metrics

Jun, 2015Jul, 2016Y, 2016Mar, 2017


1 m


2 b2.5 b

Monthly Rides

62 m

Downloads (US)

3.82 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

15.8 m



Active Cities


Daily Rides

10 m

Uber Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Geometric IntelligenceDecember 05, 2016
OttoAugust 18, 2016$680 m
deCartaMarch 03, 2015
Uber's employees are reported to be approximately 36% female and 64% male.

Uber Median Salaries

Source: 1 k public H-1B filings from Uber

Uber Online Presence

Uber News

Uber Company Life

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