Sam Gellman has played a lead role in Uber's expansion into the international markets. He spent 2012 building out Uber's Europe presence, running the launch of Uber's international headquarters in Amsterdam and leading the launch into the London market. In 2013, he moved to Asia as Uber's Head of Asia Expansion. He initially ran the operations in Singapore and has since led the company's build-out into 25 cities across Asia, from New Zealand to China to Japan. He is currently the General Manager for Uber in Hong Kong. Prior to working at Uber, Sam worked for Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong for six years, running the Asia Derivative Research product. He is a 2004 graduate from Stanford University with a major in International Relations and a minor in Computer Science. In his spare time he likes trying to learn Cantonese and building a small travel photography business on the side.
Intro to the Hong Kong Startup Community
This class will help newcomers to the startup scene get to know the key players, events, and resources for getting started in Hong Kong.
Free event: An Uber Guide to Growth & Innovation
How did Uber, one of the world's most successful transport startups, break into the market and become so big? What strategies did they use, what worked and what didn't?
A Fireside Chat with Sam Gellman of Uber
Join us for a candid conversation with Sam Gellman, General Manager of Uber Hong Kong!