Wanted at Uber: A CEO Who Can Do Pretty Much Everything

The Wall Street Journal: The most tantalizing CEO job now open in the tech world also may be the toughest.

Travis Kalanick’s abrupt resignation as chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc. has kicked off a search for a leader to run the world’s most valuable startup. His successor, though, will have to contend with scandals on numerous fronts, a leadership team gutted by executive departures and ousters, and a workplace culture widely criticized for being permissive of sexual harassment and sexism.

Jim Bethmann, head of the high-tech practice at recruiters Caldwell Partners International , said another tech-industry veteran, Hewlett Packard Enterprise chief Meg Whitman, is well-qualified to run a complex global enterprise like Uber but she likely wouldn’t do so.

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