Elon Musk is one of the controversial personalities of the 21st century. He is not only famous for his disputed tweets, but also for the revolution of the online payment system and the private space sector and founder of many companies. But is leading a few of the biggest companies in the world enough to proof that he can put himself with some of the greatest leaders in the world, like Winston Churchill or Margaret Thatcher?
The 21st century has changed many things. Today 3 out of the 10 most powerful people on earth on the forbs list are CEOs of major companies. You don’t have to be elected anymore to show that you have a vison for the world or to be influential. Elon Musk is ranked first, together with Jeff Bezos, in Forbs Most innovative Leaders list from 2021. He is not only the second richest men on earth, but also the CEO of Tesla, the most valuable car company in the world, and SpaceX, which made rockets reusable, but also New York Times person of the year 2021.
The self-entitle “Technoking of Tesla” has a clear vison for today and the future. Topics like AI, universal basic income, climate change and clean energy and transportation are already topics of the presents but will become significantly more important in the future. Elon Musk already has an opinion and a vison how this future should look like and how he wants to bring his part into it. By doing what he thinks will help in the future he inspires people or companies to go the same way, like the now evolving trend in the car industry to bet on electric vehicles from all the other options.