Elon Musk to Speak at The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Summit
According to The Wall Street Journal, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been invited to speak about ‘Tech’s New Frontier’ and the future of his companies at the publication’s year-end CEO Council Summit, slated for December 6-7, 2021, in Washington D.C.
“Tesla has redefined the market for electric vehicles while SpaceX is looking to transform the economics of space transportation,” the publication said about Musk’s companies.
The tech visionary and the world’s wealthiest man is scheduled to speak at the event at 8:00 p.m ET / 5:00 p.m PT on Monday, December 6. Topics of discussion for Musk’s session include:
- What lies ahead for Elon Musk’s tech empire?
- Can the U.S. continue to lead the world in innovation, against the challenge of Chinese competition?
- What needs to change to achieve this and should the government be more involved in fostering innovation?
A number of giants from across various industries will also be in attendance, including Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce President and CEO Victor Dodig, Dow Inc. Chairman and CEO Jim Fitterling, Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger, and Reddit CEO and Co-Founder Steve Huffman.
The event will also play host to lawmakers and influential government figures, including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler, Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, and Cecilia Rouse, Chairwoman of U.S. President Joe Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers.
Earlier this week, Elon Musk sold his last remaining property, officially becoming “homeless” and fulfilling a promise he made last year to “own no house.”