Is Uber dying? Stuff’s editor explains…

On Sunday Uber President Jeff Jones resigned.

Then Uber Business Platforms and Maps Vice President Brian McClendon did the same.

This follows the resignation of the Head of Engineering, the Head of Product and Growth and several esteemed engineers.

Uber has failed to fill the post of Chief Financial Officer since March 2015.

Allegations of sexism and discrimination, a patent infringement lawsuit, the viral video of CEO Travis Kalanick arguing with an Uber driver and a fake app to bamboozle law enforcement…

What is wrong at Uber?

Arabile Gumede (in for Bruce Whitfield on The Money Show) interviewed Stuff magazine Editor Craig Wilson.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

There’s a culture problem.

Craig Wilson, Stuff

When these headlines hit; it may be prudent [for execs] to look elsewhere.

Craig Wilson, Stuff

The business model is not designed to be profitable at the outset.

Craig Wilson, Stuff

How long can it continue to convince investors?

Craig Wilson, Stuff

Perhaps Uber is placing its hopes on self-driving cars.

Craig Wilson, Stuff

It would be foolish to think Uber will disappear anytime soon.

Craig Wilson, Stuff

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