Sam Gellman: Head of Asia Expansion, Uber

Online Car Booking Service Uber is recording meteoric expansion in Asia, offering services in around ten Asian cities, such as, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Taipei, etc. after securing Series C financing at a valuation of $3.5 billion in late August.

Sam Gellman, head of Uber’s Asia Expansion Division, is on stage at TechCrunch Shanghai to expound their expansion plans in China, a crucial party of Asian market. Uber just landed in Shanghai this August. It is now recruiting in every big Chinese city, planning to land in one Chinese city every three months. In exploring markets in new cities, Uber always hire local operational teams because they are more familiar with the conditions of local market.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.