Elon Musk Wiki, Daily Routine, Time Management, Education and Facebook News
Elon Musk is a South-African born Canadian American business acumen. He has ventured into diversified and technologically advanced businesses. Here we will discuss on Elon Musk Wiki, Daily Routine, Time Management, Facebook News, education, net worth and upcoming events.
He has made lots of successes and become a multi-millionaire. In the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People in 2016, he was ranked 21st. He is also one of the top 100 richest people in the world.
Elon Musk, his childhood and education
Elon Musk was born on June28, 1971 in Pretoria to a South-African father and a Canadian mother. Since early childhood, he was very talented and much interested in computer programming. At the age of 12 years only, he made a computer game which was sold to a magazine. He went to Queens University, Canada at when he was 17; two years later he moved to Pennsylvania and studied Economics at Wharton school. He also joined Ph.D. in physics at Stanford, but being interested in business, left it within two days.
Elon Musk, his business ventures
In 1995, along with his brother, Elon Musk started Web Software Company Zip2. It was acquired by Compaq in 1999; Compaq had given him 7% share stock along with cash. Elon founded online payment company X.com in 1999 which was merged with other company in 2000 and became PAYPAL.
With a view to revolutionalize space technology, Elon Musk ventured into aerospace manufacturing and space transport services company; Space Exploration Technologies Corporation known as SpaceX in 2002. The company made great progresses and developed fully reusable rockets which reduce expense of spaceflight considerably. To test the technology, Grasshopper rocket developed by them made several flights. SpaceX developed International Space Station, Dragon which can carry supplies and up to seven astronauts. He foresees people living on another planet.
Elon Musk co-founded electric car and solar panel manufacturing company Tesla in 2004 and is a CEO of the company. Today Tesla has become a name across the globe in electric car manufacturing. The company makes the safest and the fastest electric car. The company has made significant progress into production and consumption of renewable energy sources.
With a view to promote artificial intelligence, Elon Musk co-founded a non-profit research company OpenAI in 2015. In 2016, he co-founded a neurotechnology company Neuralink which works for developing brain-computer interfaces; he is CEO of the company.
In 2016 itself, he also started an infrastructure and tunnel construction company The Boring Company and is CEO of the company.
Elon Musk, his vision
Besides being a businessman, Elon Musk is a visionary man; he envisions transforming the world and the humanity as a whole. He has dreamt for Hyperloop, a high speed transportation system. Hyperloop is to be a pneumatic tube with pod carrying 28 passengers; it would be meant to travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco covering the distance of 350 miles in 35 minutes. He also intends to develop supersonic electric aircraft based on vertical take-off and landing. He is much concerned about global warming and focused on production and consumption of sustainable energy and thus reducing global warming. Elon Musk wants to establish human colony on Mars.
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