Elon Musk hires Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy as the first employee and leader of Tesla's Autopilot division
According to Forbes, Musk is the world's richest individual, with a net worth of roughly USD 282 billion, the majority of which is in Tesla shares.Author : Anmolika Saxena
Elon Musk, the creator and CEO of Tesla, has revealed that Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy was the first person recruited for his electric car company's Autopilot team. Musk has been utilizing social media to attract individuals.
As a result of my tweet announcing that Tesla is forming an Autopilot team, Ashok was the first person to be hired! In response to a video of his interview, Musk remarked in a tweet.
According to him, Ashok is the head of Autopilot engineering.
"Andrej is director of AI; People often give me too much credit and give Andrej too much credit. The Tesla Autopilot AI team is extremely talented. Some of the smartest people in the world, he stated.
Elluswamy formerly worked for Volkswagen Electronic Research Lab and WABCO Vehicle Control System before joining Tesla.
He graduated from the College of Engineering Guindy in Chennai with a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and a master's degree in Robotics System Development from Carnegie Mellon University.
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Tesla is searching for serious Artificial Intelligence (AI) developers that are passionate about solving challenges that have a significant impact on people's lives, according to Musk.
Interested individuals were requested to fill out sections such as name, email, and extraordinary work done in software, hardware, or AI, as well as submit their résumé in PDF format.
According to Forbes, Musk is the world's richest individual, with a net worth of roughly USD 282 billion, the majority of which is in Tesla shares.