In this riveting biography, Ashlee Vance tells the tale of Elon Musk, one of the greatest businessmen in history. From his humble beginnings as a young computer hacker to his current status as CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, we follow Musk’s meteoric ascent to success while also exploring his many failures along the way. With unprecedented access to sources inside and outside of Musk’s companies, Vance offers an intimate look at what makes this enigmatic genius tick.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to learn more about one of the most successful businessmen in history. It provides an intimate look at Elon Musk’s life and career, from his humble beginnings to his current successes.
- The author has intimate access to sources inside and outside of Musk’s companies, providing a detailed look at the man behind these businesses.
- The book is well written and easy to read, offering an in-depth exploration of one of history’s most fascinating businessmen.
- It paints a complete picture of Musk as both a businessman and individual, giving readers a balanced view into his successes and failures.
- It may be too dense for the average reader.
- The author takes a decidedly pro-Musk bias throughout the entire book.
- It’s not released until May 5th, 2015
Learn more about the author
Ashlee Vance is a business journalist who has written for The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, and other publications. He is the author of Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future.
“This is the best biography I have ever read. Ashlee Vance did an amazing job of portraying Elon Musk’s life and his work.”
“In the shadow of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, it’s easy to forget that there are other hugely successful businessmen out there. But Vance’s biography reminds us just how talented Elon Musk really is.”
“5/5 stars. This book is a fantastic biography of Elon Musk – it’s well written, engaging, and provides great detail into his life and work.”
“This book is a great read for anyone who wants to learn about one of the most talented and successful entrepreneurs in our time. Ashlee Vance does an excellent job of telling Elon Musk’s story, and I highly recommend it!”