Meet Jake: Marketing Manager

Many of the NYC team are transplants from around the country (and the world!), but a few are native New Yorkers. Jake was born and raised in Manhattan, and has the hustle to prove it. He’s also an encyclopedia of pop-culture knowledge, and is the punniest guy we know. Read on for more about this scrappy badger!


In one word: Hustler

Grew up in: Manhattan

Current NYC Neighborhood: Park Slope

When I’m not working I love to consume popular culture

Favorite Internet meme: Look at all the fucks I give

Typical Uber ride: UberSUV with my 4 roommates to Manhattan

My ultimate vacation getaway would consist of a hammock, beach, and umbrella drink


NYC Favs…

Brunch Spot: Hop Devil Grill

Season: Football

Museum or historical site: Gracie Mansion

Spot to chill and watch the sunset: Fire Island


Fun fact: Jake doesn’t have a driver’s license and is skilled at blinking in almost all photos (we were lucky to get him to keep them open for this photo shoot).


Want to join Jake and the rest of us here at Uber NYC? Check out our open positions and apply today.

-Team Uber NYC

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