Ashlee Vance

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance

Talk: Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Bloomberg Businessweek feature writer Ashlee Vance visits Google to talk about his New York Times Best Seller, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future." Questions he answers include: Ever wonder why Google's deal to acquire Tesla fell through? Or what Elon Musk's biggest fear is? (Hint: it has to do with Larry Page) Or how comic books influenced Elon's life purpose? Or about the time Elon lifted a 350-lb sumo wrestler off the ground?

Ashlee Vance

Ashlee Vance is an award-winning feature writer for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine. His biography of Elon Musk was a NYT #1 bestseller.

The Book

"Elon Musk" is an illuminating look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs – a real-life Tony Stark. Ashlee Vance captures the full spectacle and arc of the genius’s life and work, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the United States to his dramatic technical innovations and entrepreneurial pursuits.

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