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Uber chief technical officer to step down - Business Insider

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Uber Chief Technology Officer Sukumar Rathnam is stepping down as the company's head of engineering, Business Insider reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Uber UBER.N Chief Technology Officer Sukumar Rathnam is stepping down as the company's head of engineering, Business Insider reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Rathnam had been increasingly at odds with the company's chief product officer Sundeep Jain, according to the report. Rathnam joined Uber about a year ago.

His resignation could be announced as soon as this week, the report said.

Uber did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

(Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

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