Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

About Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Company Description:


Tesla, Inc., a leader in the automotive industry, specializes in electric vehicle manufacturing, battery energy storage from home to grid scale, and through its acquisition of SolarCity, solar panel and solar roof tile manufacturing. Tesla operates through two segments: Automotive and Energy Generation and Storage.

Founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning on July 1, 2003, Tesla is now headquartered in Austin, Texas, United States, and has become synonymous with innovation in electric vehicles under the leadership of CEO Elon Musk.


Main Product(s):


Tesla's main products include electric cars (Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y), battery energy storage products (Powerwall, Powerpack, and Megapack), and solar energy products (solar panels and Solar Roof).


Short History of Tesla, Inc:


  • July 2003 – Founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning.
  • 2004 – Elon Musk became the largest shareholder and chairman of the company.
  • 2008 – Tesla launched its first electric car, the Roadster.
  • 2010 – Tesla went public.
  • 2012 – Introduced Model S sedan, which won numerous awards.
  • 2015 – Unveiled the Powerwall battery and later the Model X SUV.
  • 2017 – Launched Model 3, a more affordable electric car.
  • 2020 – Tesla became the world's most valuable carmaker by market capitalization.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Elon R. MuskTechnoking of Tesla, CEO & DirectorN/AN/A1972
Mr. Andrew D. BaglinoSenior Vice President of Powertrain & Energy Engineering303k33.87M1981
Mr. Vaibhav TanejaCFO, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1978
Mr. Martin ViechaSenior Director for Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Alan PrescottVice President of LegalN/AN/A1979
Mr. Dave ArnoldSenior Director of Global CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Brian ScelfoSenior Director of Corporate DevelopmentN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jeffrey Brian StraubelIndependent Director250.56k9.41M1976
Mr. Franz von HolzhausenChief DesignerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Xiaotong ZhuSenior Vice President of AutomotiveN/AN/A1980

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