Uber’s newly hired CEO, Brett Liddell, has a very specific plan for transforming the world’s biggest transport company.
In his first interview with a reporter from the Washington Post, Liddells stated that Uber is “going to be the most valuable company in the world,” and that it “will be a game changer.”
“The Uber I know will be a totally different company,” Liddelsaid.
“We will change the world.”
In the interview, Lidells said that Uber has a $200 billion valuation and that he sees a lot of opportunities to transform the company.
Liddeldsay said that the company will likely be valued at $10 billion to $15 billion by 2019.
Liddell told the Washington Examiner that the plan is to make Uber “the most valuable transportation company in all of history.”
“I think there is no company out there that is more valuable than Uber,” Lidelsaid, who has worked for Uber for over a decade, told the Examiner.
“We will do something very, very bold, and we will transform this company.”
Liddells first became interested in Uber after joining the company in 2008 as a consultant.
He began working for the company as a contractor in 2006 and later became an engineer.
He was named CEO of Uber in 2014.
Since joining the firm, Lids has been able to hire many of the top executives in the business, including chief executive Travis Kalanick.
Lidensays he is optimistic about the company’s future, especially in light of the recent news that Uber will merge with rival Lyft in 2018.
“I am excited about what we can achieve together,” Lidsaid.
In the article, Liden explained that he was drawn to the company because he saw the company be a catalyst for economic growth and that “I wanted to work with a company that was not afraid to disrupt the status quo.”
Liden said that his goal is to build a “transformational” company that will “change the world” and that Uber “will become the most important transportation company” in history.
“The next 10 years, we want to be known as the most innovative transportation company,” he told the Post.