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Here’s how Elon Musk hired Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy as Tesla’s autopilot head

Business Insider | 02/01/2022 04:34 PM | Click to read full article

Elluswamy was actually the first employee to be hired for Tesla’s Autopilot team, with Musk actually using Twitter to ask people to apply for the role back in 2015. 

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai and a Master’s degree in Robotics System Development from Carnegie Mellon University.