Today is my last day at Uber

Chris Messina
Jan 7, 2017 · 2 min read

Risk isn’t risk unless there’s a real chance that things might not work out the way you hoped.

Today I submitted my resignation to Uber.

2016 was a year of challenges, setbacks, and personal growth

I spent a lot of time confronting the person that I am, and learned to appreciate my capabilities while also looking critically at my deficiencies (of which there are many!). Through this process, I believe I’ve found clarity about the person that I want to become, and have a greater sense for the kinds of opportunities that I should pursue.


Chris Messina

This can all be made better. Ready? Begin.

Chris Messina

Written by

Inventor of the hashtag. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Previously: Google, Uber, Molly (YC W18).

Chris Messina

This can all be made better. Ready? Begin.

Chris Messina

Written by

Inventor of the hashtag. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Previously: Google, Uber, Molly (YC W18).

Chris Messina

This can all be made better. Ready? Begin.

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