ISSUE – Aug. 30 | The amazing life of Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi — from refugee to tech superstar

On Sunday, Uber’s board offered the top job at the company to Dara Khosrowshahi, the CEO of Expedia. The job, should he accept it, represents just another milestone for the 48-year old Khosrowshahi, who has lived an extraordinary life of both hardship and influence.

He is now firmly in the spotlight as he takes over the Valley’s most valuable startup – worth more than $60 billion –and one that’s been under a microscope due to its meteoric growth and its well-chronicled troubles. [ Business Insider ]