Nikki Krish, Uber (US)

2021 HRD Global 100


As Uber’s chief people officer, Nikki Krishnamurthy leads the company’s human resources, recruiting, workplace, and diversity and inclusion teams who support the company’s 20,000 employees around the world. Krish joined Uber in October 2018, following nearly nine years at Expedia, where she was most recently chief people officer. There she spent more than six years in senior HR roles and also served as VP of Expedia local expert, which offers assistance in booking events, activities, tours, attractions, and ground transportation worldwide. Before joining Expedia in late 2009, Krish held human resources roles at WaMu and PNC Financial Services Group. She has a BA in psychology from Rutgers University.