327 - Elon Musk

O nome pode não significar muita coisa, mas se juntarmos com PayPal, tudo ficará mais claro. Elon Musk não somente é co-fundador de um dos sistemas de pagamento mais revolucionários que existe, mas também é um multi-empresário ativamente preocupado com a sustentabilidade e os limites do homem. Ou, nas palavras da Time Magazine, uma das 100 personalidades que mais tem transformado o mundo... by George H. Limongi


Profile


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THE AMERICAN DREAM

Elon Musk was born in South Africa in 1971, to a Canadian mother and a South African father. He has a brother and a sister. During his teenage years he travelled around the world with them. During these trips he went to the USA and decided he wanted to move there because he thought that was where great things were possible.

SPACE AGE

Elon Musk’s other companies include Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Tesla Motors. He also supervises a third company that he co-founded called SolarCity. {tip text=" ele guiou os esforços da Space X" title=" He led SpaceX’s efforts "} He led SpaceX’s efforts {/tip} to be the first private company {tip text=" lançar e acoplar" title=" to launch and dock"} to launch and dock {/tip} a spaceship with the international space station. .

 
ACHIEVEMENTS

At the age of 12 he created his first computer game, which he sold for $500. He developed this with his first computer, which his father gave him for his birthday, an IBM XT on which he learned to programme on his own. In 2000 he formed PayPal, and the rest is history.

PRIVATE LIFE

Elon Musk lives in Bel Air, California. He met his first wife, the Canadian writer Justine Musk, when they were students at Queen’s University (in Kingston, Ontario). They got married in 2000 and had six children. Sadly, their first child died in infancy. They then had {tip text=" gêmeos" title=" twins "} twins {/tip} and later {tip text=" trigêmeos" title=" triplets "} triplets {/tip}. They announced their separation in September 2008. Musk married British actress Talulah Riley in 2010, but their relationship ended in 2012