Tesla Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Elon Musk (50 yo)



Mr. Elon R. Musk is a Co-Founder of Tesla, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since October 2008 and Director since April 2004 and is Technoking of Tesla. Mr. Musk has been the Chief Executive...

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Elon Musk's remuneration changed compared to Tesla's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Sep 30 2022n/an/a


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Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020n/an/a


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$24kUS$24k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$2bUS$56k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$50kUS$50k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$46kUS$46k


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016n/an/a


Dec 31 2015US$38kUS$38k


Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Elon's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Elon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Elon Musk
Technoking of Tesla14.08yrsno data14.11%
$ 80.6b
Zachary John Kirkhorn
Master of Coin & CFO3.67yrsUS$301.15k0.0059%
$ 33.5m
Andrew Baglino
Senior Vice President of Powertrain & Energy Engineering3.08yrsUS$301.15k0.0020%
$ 11.4m
Vaibhav Taneja
Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer4.5yrsno data0.0029%
$ 16.5m
Martin Viecha
Senior Director for Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Alan Prescott
Vice President of Legalno datano datano data
Dave Arnold
Senior Director of Global Communications4.17yrsno datano data
Brian Scelfo
Senior Director of Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Jeffrey Straubel
Senior Advisor3.33yrsUS$11.67mno data
Franz von Holzhausen
Chief Designerno datano datano data
James Zhou
Chief Financial Officer of China4.58yrsno datano data
RJ Johnson
Global Head of Commercial Energyno datano datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: TSLA's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Elon Musk
Technoking of Tesla18.58yrsno data14.11%
$ 80.6b
Ira Ehrenpreis
Independent Director15.5yrsno data0.017%
$ 98.2m
James Murdoch
Independent Director5.33yrsno data0.0050%
$ 28.4m
Hiromichi Mizuno
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$38.45k0%
$ 0
Robyn Denholm
Independent Chairwoman8.25yrsno data0.00048%
$ 2.7m
Kathleen Wilson-Thompson
Independent Director3.92yrsno data0.00017%
$ 970.7k
Kimbal Musk
Director18.58yrsno data0.051%
$ 290.9m
Joseph Gebbia
Director0.17yrno data0%
$ 0


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: TSLA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).