The Executive Keeping Tesla Rolling Isn’t Elon Musk | Tech News Briefing | WSJ

Tesla’s CFO Zach Kirkhorn has a reputation for working quietly behind the scenes to execute Elon Musk’s vision for the electric car maker. But as Musk’s attention gets pulled in several different directions, investors are focusing more on Kirkhorn and how he’s helping run the company.

WSJ Tesla reporter Rebecca Elliott joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss.

0:00 Background on Zach Kirkhorn
2:33 Kirkhorn’s managerial style
3:30 Why Kirkhorn works well with Musk
5:25 Investors’ thoughts on Kirkhorn
6:48 Is Kirkhorn a possible successor to Musk at Tesla?

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