The statements in the story suggest Grab is thinking mobility infrastructure and not just ride sharing will provide it dominance in Asia. Smart. The mobility market is no longer just about getting across town, but getting stuff across town along with service, support, and human expertise.
Today the company introduced Theo Vassilakis, a former Googler who also spent time with Microsoft, as its second ever CTO. There were high hopes for the first, Wei Zhu, who helped create Connect with Facebook, but he left in 2015 after just a year and later sued over alleged unpaid earnings.