• Before Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison joined Tesla's board, he gave an impassioned defense of his ‘very close friend' Elon Musk

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla on Friday announced the two newest additions to its board of directors: Walgreens executive Kathleen Thompson-Wilson and Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison .
    In October, Ellison heaped praised on Tesla's CEO Elon Musk , and slammed media coverage of Musk's actions and his companies.
    You can listen here to a recording of Ellison's remarks, made to financial analysts in October.
    Larry Ellison hasn't been shy about his admiration for Elon Musk - even before Ellison was appointed on Friday to the board of directors at Tesla, where Musk is CEO.
    Ellison, founder and CTO of database giant...
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  • Meet Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, the HR executive that just joined Telsa's board following its $20 million SEC settlement

    Meet Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, the HR executive that just joined Telsa's board following its $20 million SEC settlement

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla announced two new board members on Friday as part of its $20 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    One of those people is Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, a Walgreens executive with a long career in human resources.
    She's also on the board of two other public manufacturing companies.
    She could help Tesla address what employees have described as its harsh working culture .
    Fulfilling the obligations of its $20 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission in September, Tesla announced on Friday that it's added two new directors to its board: Oracle...
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  • The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting 74-year-old billionaire founder of Oracle who just joined Tesla's board of directors

    The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting 74-year-old billionaire founder of Oracle who just joined Tesla's board of directors

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Larry Ellison , the founder and CTO of Oracle, just joined his "close friend" Elon Musk on Tesla's board of directors.
    It's the latest development in one of the most interesting careers in Silicon Valley and beyond.
    Here's how Ellison went from two-time college dropout to an international jet-setting, yacht-racing playboy.
    On Friday, Larry Ellison, the 74-year-old billionaire cofounder of Oracle, officially joined his " close friend " Elon Musk on the board of directors at Tesla - putting another feather in the cap for one of the most interesting men in tech.
    Whether yacht racing or buying...
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