Who is Elon Musk?
Entrepreneur, investor, and billionaire businessman Elon Reeve Musk was born in South Africa.
Musk earned his physics and business bachelor's degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. He left Stanford's doctoral programme in physics.
According to both the Forbes real-time billionaires list and the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Musk is the richest person on earth.
Creating PayPal in 1999, Musk amassed an early fortune. For $1.5 billion, eBay purchased the firm in 2002.
Then Musk created SpaceX, a company that partners with NASA on missions. Admirers of Musk hail him as a visionary who is advancing humankind into the future
Tesla was founded by him; he served as board chairman before taking the helm as CEO in 2008
He has started a project to incorporate a computer into the human brain, bringing him one step closer to creating a system that would allow people to connect their minds to machines
"It is crucial to the future of society to have a common digital town square, for wide range of opinions argued in a healthy manner, without resorting to violence"