Chesky is the CEO of the company and was named one of Time's "100 Most Influential People of 2015".
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July 17, 2020
What happens when a kumbaya office culture meets the business realities of a pandemic?
July 16, 2020
After a financial hit from the pandemic, the San Francisco company said business was starting to return from its nose-dive.
June 23, 2020
While the company touted generous severance packages for its terminated employees, it offered unequal help to its shadow workforce.
March 10, 2020
Online travel sites, including Booking.com and Airbnb, are facing a world of hurt as people all but stop taking trips.
January 17, 2020
The home-rental company plans to consider the needs of more than just investors in its corporate governance -- and will factor them into employee pay, too.
November 12, 2019
Chesky, who unsurprisingly tried to make a distinction between the two companies, said WeWork was "a growing-up experience for a lot of founders."
Andrew Ross Sorkin
November 11, 2019
The words "trust" and "responsibility" were peppered throughout more than a dozen conversations at The New York Times's DealBook conference.
November 7, 2019
Highlights from yesterday's DealBook conference, which featured some of the biggest newsmakers in business and policy.
Jacey Fortin and Derrick Bryson Taylor
November 3, 2019
The home-sharing platform has offered several novelty lodging opportunities lately, like a stay in Barbie's mansion or a night in the Goodyear blimp. They earn headlines, and that's the point.
November 2, 2019
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said Saturday the company will ban "party houses" and take other steps to safeguard hosts and guests after five people died at a Halloween party hosted at California home that was rented on the service. Chesky made the announcement via a series of tweets Saturday. "What happened on Thursday night in [...]
October 11, 2019
The city comptroller will ask companies to adopt a version of the N.F.L.'s "Rooney Rule" and consider women and ethnic minorities for C.E.O. and board spots.
September 20, 2019
Tension has grown among a 6,000-person work force as it waits to sell company shares, people with knowledge of the situation said.
September 19, 2019
The 37-year-old has reportedly rented out his own apartment on Airbnb, does weekly yoga, and attended the Burning Man arts event in the Nevada desert.
September 13, 2019
What is Airbnb? Part of the 'sharing economy,' Airbnb offers you someone's home to stay, instead of a hotel. You can also become a host, letting others stay in your home for some extra money. Here we tackle everything this home sharing site has to offer. You'll be staying in an Airbnb in no time.
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