Ditch Your Keys: Rideshare to Work Week

We’re teaming up with Rackspace and Tech Bloc to promote the positive effect San Antonio’s commitment to technology and innovation has on the City’s ability to provide economic opportunity to more of its citizens. As part of our collaboration , Uber and Rackspace are asking Rackspace employees to “Ditch Your Keys” and rideshare to work Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 18.

“We are proud to work with Rackspace and Tech Bloc.  They share our commitment to ensuring San Antonio remains a city where technology businesses have ample opportunities to grow and create jobs,” said David Brightman, General Manager of Uber’s San Antonio operations. “Uber supports economic growth by providing people with convenient access to reliable transportation options and flexible earning opportunities.”

“As the leading managed cloud company, Rackspace is passionate about finding solutions to the most challenging problems for our customers and Rackers, which is why we go above and beyond to provide Fanatical Support® to the businesses and communities we serve around the clock,” said Courtney Skarda, Vice -President of Racker Experience at Rackspace. “Uber shares a similar commitment to innovation, and we are proud to team up with them to encourage Rackers to ‘ditch their keys’ and support local innovation and economic development through Uber in San Antonio this week.”

“San Antonio’s in fierce competition for top talent as we strive to grow our economy and expand opportunities for everyone in our city,” ,” said David Heard, Co-Founder and CEO of Tech Bloc. “We need a local business environment that is friendly to innovation and the lifestyle experiences important to creative class workers. Rideshare services like Uber are a big part of this. Our partnership with Uber and Rackspace demonstrates our commitment to workforce development and our continued efforts to make San Antonio a place where the world’s leaders in innovation want to do business.”

We’re proud to work with organizations that are committed to technology and innovation in the Alamo City!

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