Garrett Camp was bornon 4 October 1978 in Calgary, Canada, is Cofounder and Chairman, Uber Technologies Inc.. Garrett Camp is #436 in List Billionaires People In The World. Uber chairman Garrett Camp cofounded the ride-hailing startup with Travis Kalanick in 2009. The Uber mobile phone app lets users request a ride and a driver-contractor is routed to pick them up -- with Uber getting a cut of the fare. Now operating in 76 countries, Uber has facilitated more than 5 billion rides as of May 2017. Before Uber, Garrett Camp founded web discovery tool StumbleUpon, which he sold to eBay in 2007 for $75 million.
I believe that our business can have 10x the impact it has today--once we have additional leadership and training in place, and evolve our culture to be more inclusive and respectful.
According to Tech Crunch, as of June 2017, Camp had not been involved in Uber’s day-to-day operations for some time
In March 2016, Expa raised an additional $100m to fund the creation of new startups, and announced Expa Labs, an early-stage incubator program
In 2015, he was the 283rd-richest person in the world and the third-richest Canadian, with an estimated wealth of US$5
In March 2014, Expa raised its first $50M from investors to fund the design and development of new companies
Garrett has been a speaker at conferences such as Wireless Influencers and South by Southwest, and was a judge and panel member at DEMO Mobile 2013 in San Francisco
Garrett was also a Series-A investor in Behance, prior to its acquisition by Adobe in 2012
The Giving Pledge was created in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates to encourage the world's richest people to "publicly dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy" while they're still alive
In mid-2009, the first prototype was built by Camp, and his friends, Oscar Salazar and Conrad Whelan, with Kalanick being brought on as a "mega advisor" to the company
In 2008 Garrett was named by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of Tech’s Best Young Entrepreneurs
Garrett was named to the TR35 List of Top Innovators under the age of 35 at Technology Review’s Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT in 2007
In 2006 StumbleUpon relocated to San Francisco upon receiving its first round of funding from Silicon Valley angels
StumbleUpon is the first web-discovery platform and personalized recommendation engine, co-founded by Garrett in 2002
Garrett Camp (born October 4, 1978) is a Canadian businessman and investor