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. With 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 Gellman 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.