Jodie Auster

General Manager, Australia and New Zealand, Uber Eats

Jodie is the Uber Eats Regional General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Uber Eats is an on-demand food delivery platform, that aims to make eating well effortless for everyone, everywhere.

Jodie is an energetic leader with a unique combination of medical expertise, top-tier management consulting experience and business leadership in high-growth tech startups. She fiercely believes in asking 'why' - challenging common wisdom and thinking from first principles  to solve problems and develop people.

Jodie started her professional career as an Emergency doctor where she learned the art of hypothesis driven problem solving and triage. After completing her MBA at Melbourne Business School, Jodie spent two years at Bain & Company building her business foundation. Jodie fell in love with start up life as GM Operations at Scoopon, before moving to San Francisco in early 2013 to be at the heart of tech innovation in Silicon Valley.

At Uber Eats, Jodie feels lucky to work on the complex operational challenges of a three sided marketplace, as well as building and motivating teams of exceptionally talented people. She enjoys the immense pace of growth and change at Uber, and the constant internal reflection and drive the company has to be an inspiring place to work.

Jodie lives in Melbourne with her partner Rachael, their 8yo son Miles and their 4yo daughter Juliet.

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