Travis Kalanick is a serial Entrepreneur, born in LA and went to college at UCLA. The first company he founded, Scour (scour. net) in 1998, was the first P2P file exchange search engine. The second company Red Swoosh was founded in 2001 and sold in 2007 to Akamai Technologies for about $15 million. He is now CEO of Uber that he co-founded in 2009 with Garrett Camp.