When people think about conscious technology – that is, advancements in tech that are meant to improve our society – one name immediately comes to mind.
While he’s certainly a divisive character, there’s no arguing that his ideas are a bold leap forward into the future of innovation.
And while he doesn’t hit every target with perfect precision, he has a willingness to try and turn big picture thinking into a brave new world.
Pair big dreams and brilliance with the audacity to see them to fruition… and you get some major new companies.
One of the companies he’s most known for? Tesla Motors. The company is known for its mission to build driving electric cars is common place, and fossil fuels are replaced with sustainable energy.
But did you know that Elon Musk didn’t actually found the company? While he’s played a huge part in its growth, the Tesla actually originated as the brains held of Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning.
Here’s 8 more fun facts that you may not know about Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk.
Data Source: entrepreneur.com, businessinsider.com