Indian origin engineer was Elon Musk’s first recruit for Tesla Autopilot

Ashok Elluswamy was the first person to be hired by Musk for the Tesla autopilot team

Indian origin engineer was Elon Musk’s first recruit for Tesla Autopilot
Image: Ashok Elluswamy (LinkedIn)

Elon Musk revealed in a tweet that Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy was the first person recruited for his electric car company's Autopilot unit. Recently, Musk has been utilizing social media to recruit talented individuals.

"Ashok was the first person hired from my tweet indicating that Tesla is creating an Autopilot team!" Musk tweeted.