'USA benefits greatly from Indian talent': Elon Musk on new Twitter CEO

Elon Musk, the world's wealthiest person and CEO of Tesla, on Monday reacted to news of Parag Agrawal being appointed as the new CEO of Twitter by recognizing the contribution of Americans of Ind ian origin. Agrawal, an alumni of IIT Bombay, will take over from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey who stepped down from the post.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (L) and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (L) and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.

Musk, reacting to a tweet about CEOs of companies like Google, Microsoft, Adobe, IBM and Twitter being Indian-origin Americans, referred to what it means for the United States. “USA benefits greatly from Indian talent!" he wrote on the micro-blogging platform. On expected lines, his message was immediately liked and retweeted several thousands of times.

In recent times, Musk has referred to India on numerous occasions but most of his messages were related to the entry of Tesla in the country. According to a regulatory filing, the firm has registered Tesla India Motors and Energy Pvt Ltd with Registrar of Companies (RoC) Bangalore.

Also check these Vehicles

Find more Cars
Tesla Model S (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
₹70 Lakhs - 1 Cr* *Expected Price
View Details
Tesla Model 3 (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
₹ 70 - 90 Lakhs* *Expected Price
View Details
Indian Springfield (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
₹ 30.87 - 33.50 Lakhs* *Expected Price
View Details
Indian Challenger (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
₹ 39.99 Lakhs *Expected Price
View Details
Indian Vintage (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
₹ 21.79 - 25.32 Lakhs* *Expected Price
View Details
Indian Chief (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
₹ 21.30 Lakhs *Expected Price
View Details

While Musk appears to recognize the potential of Tesla electric cars here, he has also backed a call for reduction in import duties on electric vehicles.

Musk had even met Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the political leader had visited the Tesla HQ in California back in 2015.

First Published Date: 30 Nov 2021, 14:56 PM IST
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS
Shopping Bag Shop Now
74% OFF
IDELLA Car Duster, Extendable Long Handle Microfiber Car Duster Exterior Scratch Free Car Cleaning Tool, Car Dust Brush for Truck, Pickup, SUV, RV, Motorcycle, Vehicles Cleaning,(Multicolor)
Rs. 238 Rs. 899
56% OFF
Microfiber Car Cleaning Soft Brush Ideal as Mop Duster, Washing Brush with Long Handle, Dust Cleaner Car Wash Brush with Handle, Soft Brush Scratch Free, Cleaning Dashboard Curved Design - Grey
Rs. 349 Rs. 799
1% OFF
GOODAIR Clear Car Windshield Enhancer | Classic |12 Tablets
Rs. 295 Rs. 299
51% OFF
AGARO Galaxy Cordless Tyre Inflator, Portable Air Compressor, Flash Light, Power Bank, Multipurpose Use, Rechargeable, Up to 150 PSI Air Pump for Car, Bike, Foot Balls, Inflatables, Black & Red
Rs. 2,199 Rs. 4,499

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
Powered by: Acko Logo
Please be noted that any information provided herein above will be received by Acko General Insurance Limited (“Acko”). By mentioning the above information, you agree to provide these details and information to Acko.
By clicking "View Offers" you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city
Couldn't verify the OTP.
It's either expired or it's incorrect.