Elon Musk
#449 Overall Influence

Elon Musk

South African-born American entrepreneur

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Elon Reeve Musk is a business magnate, industrial designer, engineer, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2018. In 2018, he was ranked 25th on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People, and was ranked joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. As of September 2, 2020, his net worth was estimated by Forbes to be US$93.3 billion, making him the 5th richest person in the world. He is also the longest tenured CEO of any automotive manufacturer globally.

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Queen's University
Queen's University

University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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    Influence Rankings by Discipline

    How’s this person influential?
    #40 World Rank
    Business
    #57 World Rank
    Engineering
    #187 World Rank
    Computer Science