One of the most famous entrepreneurs and inventors on the planet today, Elon Musk has enjoyed a remarkable career as one of the brightest minds in business. Through co-founding the world-renowned Tesla Motors and acting as the CEO of aerospace company SpaceX, Elon Musk continues to play a pivotal role in advancing the technologies of tomorrow. In recognition of this, he has been named a global leader in his field, featuring in TIME Magazine‘s list of the world’s most influential people.
Elon Musk’s unbridled ambition became clear from a very young age. Originally hailing from South Africa, he attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a degree in physics. He then went on to obtain a PhD in applied physics and materials science from Stanford University. One of his first major achievements in business came when he founded X.com, an online bank which would later become PayPal.
Highly regarded for his work in the world of space transportation, Elon founded SpaceX in 2002. Focused on developing spacecraft aimed at transporting humans into space, the company went on to become one of the foremost aerospace manufacturers. As a result, the company has been extremely successful in creating the first ever privately developed liquid fuel rocket. Under Elon Musk’s leadership, SpaceX continued to make history with their Dragon spacecraft, becoming the first commercial company to attach a craft to the International Space Station.
In 2008, the company was awarded a contract from NASA to provide cargo flights relating to the space station. Elon Musk’s wealth of knowledge in this field has seen him become one of the most fascinating after dinner speakers around today, providing an inside look into the exciting world of space transportation. Elon Musk’s various business ventures also saw him join the board of directors of Tesla Motors in 2004, eventually becoming the company’s CEO in 2011. In this capacity, he is actively involved in paving the way towards a global transition to sustainable energy. Producing some of the world’s most notable electric cars, Elon Musk has combined his engineering talents with his unrivalled business sense.
In addition, he has also been instrumental in co-founding SolarCity, one of the largest solar panel manufacturers in the world today. A versatile entrepreneur who has made a significant impact on space transportation and renewable energy, Elon Musk is one of the leading figures in modern day business. As such, he has enjoyed widespread success as a keynote speaker. Having been at the forefront of global business for many years, he provides incredible insight into the challenges of tomorrow. His engagements as a conference speaker have seen him serve as an inspiration for audiences wherever he goes, making him the ideal choice for corporate events and conferences alike.
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When he’s at corporate events, Elon is commonly known to talk about the following subjects:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Digital Disruption
- Technological Advances
- Business Management
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