How Arianna Huffington Got Harvard’s ‘Gender Warrior’ to Join Uber

Uber has Arianna Huffington to thank for its new SVP of leadership and strategy.

Speaking on a Monday morning panel at Advertising Week New York, the HuffPo founder revealed that she “moved heaven and Earth” to convince Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei to leave her 20-year academic career and join the ride-hailing company full-time.

Huffington said she decide to try to convince Frei to take a full-time position with Uber after a PR crisis unfolded in real-time during a...

What feeling does this article give you?

#hashtags to follow:

Arianna Huffington [+]    SVP [+]    Speaking [+]    Monday [+]    Advertising Week New York [+]    HuffPo [+]    Harvard Business School [+]    Frances Frei [+]    Huffington [+]    Frei [+]   

More #news: