Tesla Inc Chief Govt Officer Elon Musk is “considering of” leaving his jobs and changing into an influencer, the world’s richest man tweeted on Thursday.
“Pondering of quitting my jobs & changing into an influencer full-time wdyt,” Musk said in the tweet, with out elaborating.
It was not instantly clear if Musk, a prolific person of the social media platform, was being severe about quitting his roles.
Musk, who can be the founder and CEO of rocket firm SpaceX, and leads brain-chip startup Neuralink and infrastructure agency The Boring Firm, stated throughout a convention name in January that he expects to be the CEO of Tesla for “a number of years.”
“It might be good to have a bit extra free time on my fingers versus simply working day and night time, from once I get up to once I fall asleep 7 days every week. Fairly intense.”
Final month, he requested his followers on Twitter whether or not he should sell 10% of his stake within the electric-car maker, to which the bulk agreed. He has offered shares value practically $12 billion since.
The billionaire is known for his Twitter banter and energetic interactions with followers which have prior to now raised regulatory and company governance questions, attorneys have stated. Musk was fined $20 million by the US Securities and Alternate Fee for tweets in 2018 and was required to step down as chairman.
Howard Fischer, a accomplice at regulation agency Moses & Singer, stated he doubted Musk’s newest tweets violated any guidelines as a result of they have been too imprecise.
He added: “I believe that Musk’s social media feedback are topic to a considerable low cost, because it have been, by the market, as in comparison with different executives.”