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The software engineer keeping Uber on track

Yuki Yamashita helps the ride-hailing app bridge the digital-physical divide

Yuki Yamashita leads a team of some 50 engineers and designers at Uber's headquarters in San Francisco.

PALO ALTO, U.S. As a software engineer at Uber Technologies, a big part of Yuki Yamashita's job is to find ways to bridge the physical-digital divide and make sure the company's popular ride-hailing app gets its 40 million monthly users to their destinations.

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