Elon Musk is reportedly planning to manage Twitter temporarily when it completed its $ 44 billion purchase of the company later this year. But he will probably have to appoint a permanent chief executive soon, or at least hire a deputy to help run day-to-day operations – which raises the question of who he will be.
He is likely to seek from his inner circle of executives or past investors in his companies for someone with experience in media, social media or artificial intelligence. The group includes various people such as PayPal co-founder Ken Howery, former Zenefits CEO David Sachs and Neuralink CEO Shivon Zillis. We decided to make a short list of people we think might be on Musk’s mind.