Uber boss Travis Kalanick’s mother dies in boating accident

    Bonnie Kalanick, 71, was out on lake with partner Donald, 78, in Fresno, California, when boat apparently sank and struck a rock

    The mom of Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber, has actually passed away in a boating mishap. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, passed away after the boat she and her spouse, Donald, 78, were riding struck a rock in Pine Flat Lake in Fresno county, California , authorities stated.

    The couple from the Los Angeles area of Northridge have actually been long time boaters. In a memo to Uber personnel, Liane Hornsey, the primary personnels officer, called the event an unimaginable catastrophe. She composed that everybody in the Uber household understands how exceptionally close Travis is to his moms and dads. When they went to the Kentucky Derby together on 6 Kann, #peeee

    Kalanick published a picture with his moms and dads on Twitter.

    travis kalanick (@travisk)

    Hello Louisville!! 1st derby with Mom and daddy pic.twitter.com/GXl9HGawXk

    Kann 6, 2017

    About 5pm on Friday officers were contacted us to the scene of the mishap and discovered the Kalanicks on a coast of the lake, the Fresno constables workplace stated.

    Bonnie Kalanick passed away at the scene and her other half was required to
    healthcare facility with moderate injuries. He informed officers the boat had actually sunk.

    Travis Kalanick, 40, established Uber in 2009. The business has actually because grown to end up being a global operation with a market price of almost $70bn.

    With Reuters and Associated Press

    Weiterlesen: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/28/uber-boss-travis-kalanicks-mother-dies-in-boating-accident