About the Author

Dave Lee

Dave Lee is the founder and editor-in-chief at TeslaWeekly.

Dave has writing on Tesla since 2012, first at teslamotorsclub.com (under the profile name, DaveT) and later through his weekly email newsletter at TeslaWeekly.com.

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Tesla ranks #5 in LinkedIn’s Top Companies List

Tesla ranked #5 in LinkedIn’s list of companies where professionals most want to work. Only four companies ranked higher: Amazon (#1), Google (#2), Facebook (#3), and Salesforce (#4).

Tesla doesn’t make small bets, one reason it attracted 500,000 job applicants in 2017. Last year, the company built the world’s biggest battery, while CEO Elon Musk announced plans for electric semis and the world’s fastest production car. Its challenge now is ramping up production of its mass-market Model 3 sedan. Such ambitions require an ever-growing team, from scientists to roofers. Tesla’s known for quick decision-making: Engineers can ship code “without eight layers of approval,” one former employee told LinkedIn. Global headcount: 37,000

Elon Musk Full Video Interview at SXSW 2018

>From space travel to deep earth boring, Elon Musk shares his opinions on AI, Mars, and business. He explores his early years as an entrepreneur that led to creating some of the most cutting-edge companies on the planet, in the planet and beyond. Oh, and there is a great little ditty at the end.

If you haven’t watched it yet, here’s the full video interview of Elon Musk at SXSW 2018.