Then came his most recent job: On August 28, 2017, he became the CEO of Uber. Khosrowshahi, 49, believes that his background will help him reform Uber’s toxic culture. In contrast to his callously confrontational predecessor, Khosrowshahi understands what it’s like to be an outsider. His own life changed when his family fled the revolutionary forces in Iran in 1978. Get the full story at Wired