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Group member: keting Pan, Wenjing Gao, Jiahui Wang,
Introduction to Elon Musk
ElonMuskVisionary, Leader,Entrepreneur
Who is Elon Musk?Cutting-Edge VisionaryConsummate Innovator(Founded 5 Companies)Committed To His VisionThinks 10 Years AheadReal-Life Tony Stark
Leader’s BackgroundMusk was born at June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa, he was an avid reader during his childhood. He developed an interest incomputing with the Commodore VIC-20 at age 10 and taught himself computer programming, and at age 12 sold the code of aBASIC-based video game he created called Blastar, to a magazine called PC and Office Technology, for approximately $500. Hischildhood reading included Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series and he drew the lesson that “you should try to take the set of actionsthat are likely to prolong civilization, minimize the probability of a dark age and reduce the length of a dark age if there is one.”As he states, “I remember thinking and seeing that America is where great things are possible, more than any other country in theworld.” He attended to Queen’s University at 17 and transferred to the University of Pennsylvania at 19 then received an economicsand physics degrees. He began a Ph.D. in applied physics and material sciences at Stanford University in 1995 but dropped out after 2days.Besides, Musk has envisioned a high-speed transportation system as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a vertical take-off and landingsupersonic jet electric aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet. Musk has stated that the goals of SpaceX,Tesla, and SolarCity revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity. His goals include reducing global warming throughsustainable energy production and consumption and establishing a human colony on Mars.
Musk’s Value of LeadershipBeing passionateMusk appears to have the giddy excitement of a schoolboy for the fields his companies drive forward. After the sale of PayPal, heinvested nearly all those funds into SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Solar City. Musk has taken out personal loans amounting to millions to

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