Entrepreneur · Engineer · Inventor · Investor
Successfully launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two, with the ability to lift into orbit nearly 64 metric tons (141,000 lb) - a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel.
Plans to reduce space transportation costs to enable people to colonize Mars.
Developed the Falcon 9 spacecraft which replaced the Space Shuttle when it retired in 2011.
Raised 10$m by selling 20.000 flamethrowers in 4 days.
Raised 1$m by selling 50.000 baseball caps.
Hyperloop - an ultra high-speed underground public transportation system in which passengers are transported on autonomous electric pods traveling at 600+ miles per hour in a pressurized cabin.
Global sales passed 250,000 units in September 2017.
Consumer Reports named Tesla as the top American car brand and ranked it 8th among global carmakers in February 2017.
Topped Consumer Reports Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey at 91% in 2016.
Merged the company with Tesla Inc. and now offers energy storage services through Tesla, including a turnkey residential battery backup service that incorporates Tesla's Powerwall.
In 2015, installed 870MW of solar power, approximately 28% of non-utility solar installation in the US that year.
A company that aims to make devices to treat serious brain diseases in the short-term, with the eventual goal of human enhancement.